Hannafordia bissillii subsp. latifolia (E.Pritz.) C.F.Wilkins
Austral.Syst.Bot. 14:112-115,Figs 6,7 (2001)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 25 August 1997

Erect, spreading shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. yellow-cream/green, Mar to May or Sep to Dec. Lateritic or granitic soils. Undulating plains, granite outcrops, hillsides.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Mallee, Murchison, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Dalwallinu, Dundas, Esperance, Greater Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Menzies, Merredin, Morawa, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Perenjori, Trayning, Westonia, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Wednesday 15 January 2020

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 15-70 mm long, 7 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules apparently absent, even from youngest leaves, 30 mm long. Perianth clearly of two whorls (calyx and corolla), the corolla obvious and prominent. Pedicel present, 3-4 mm long; indumentum present, with stellate hairs. Epicalyx (extra segments or 'bracteoles' immediately below the calyx) present, 2.7-5 mm long, the lobes free, indumentum present, stellate hairs present. Calyx green, cream or yellow, 15-22 mm long, the lobes fused less than half their length, stellate hairs present. Corolla 4.6-6.5 mm long, glabrous. Stamens five, united and arising from a staminal tube around the style; filaments present, 0.8-1 mm long; anthers 1.3-1.5 mm long, indumentum absent (anthers glabrous). Staminodes present. Ovary hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; style 1, with a lobed or capitate stigma, 2.5-2.7 mm long, with one style branches or lobes, mostly glabrous. Fruits dehiscent (capsules and follicles), length-width ratio more or less as long as wide, hairs or scales present, stellate hairs present; apex rounded; calyx persistent to mature fruit; carpels 3; seeds per loculus 1. Flowering time March, April, May, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo, Murchison, Coolgardie, Avon Wheatbelt or Mallee.