Synaphea decumbens A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:489 (1995)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 10 July 1996

Decumbent shrub. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. Sand over laterite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Augusta-Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Busselton, Collie, Cranbrook, Manjimup, West Arthur.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 80-370 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided or twice or more divided, tripartitely divided or divided only at the apex, shallowly divided, indumentum spreading; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 140-220 mm; terminal leaf lobe 5-6 mm long, 3-4 mm wide; lowest lobes 15-35 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 120-250 mm long; floral bracts 3-4.5 mm long. Perianth 6.5-8 mm long, hairy; adaxial tepal 6.5-8 mm long; abaxial tepal 5.3-6 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3.5-4 mm long, strongly concave; stigma 1.5-1.7 mm long, 0.8 mm wide. Follicles NaN mm (?) long. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).