Adenanthos cuneatus Labill. Coastal Jugflower
Nov.Holl.Pl. 1:28 (1805)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 20 September 1999

Erect or spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-3(-5) m high. Fl. red/pink, Jan to Dec (mainly Aug-Nov). White, grey or yellow sand. Coastal sand dunes, sandplains.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Hampton, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Hampton, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: Eucla, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Denmark, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 17 January 2020

Shrubs or prostrate shrubs, 0.5-5 m high. Leaves alternate, 15-30 mm mm long, 10-15 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, divided only at the apex, entire or shallowly divided, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex or on the surface of the leaf blade. Inflorescences red; innermost bracts 2.5-3 mm long; peduncles 8-11 mm long. Perianth 24-26 mm long, glabrous or hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 30-35 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style hairy. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).