Synaphea platyphylla A.S.George
Fl.Australia 16:493 (1995)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 11 July 1996

Caespitose shrub. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. Sandy loam.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Recherche.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dumbleyung, Narrogin, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, Wickepin.

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

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 140-300 mm mm long, 4-10 mm mm wide, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, tripartitely divided, entire or deeply divided. Inflorescences yellow; scape 195-385 mm long; floral bracts 1.5-2 mm long. Perianth 4-5.5 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 4-5.5 mm long; abaxial tepal 3.2-3.7 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3-3.5 mm long, lobed; stigma 1-1.2 mm long, 1 mm wide. Follicles 5.5-7 mm long. Flowers in September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).