Adenanthos apiculatus R.Br.
Prodr. Suppl. 9 (1830)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 21 July 1995

Prostrate, spreading shrub, 0.1-0.5 m high, often to 2 m wide. Fl. cream-white/yellow-cream/green-yellow, Jul to Dec or Jan. Sand, sandy loam, gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet.

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

Prostrate shrubs, 0.5-1 m high. Leaves alternate, 5-40 mm mm long, hairy or glabrous; lamina terete, once divided or twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences white or cream; innermost bracts 3-4 mm long; peduncles 1.5-3 mm long. Perianth 10-13 mm long, hairy; ovary hairy; pistil 23-24 mm long, pollen presenter distinctly flattened, style glabrous. Flowers in January, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).