Adenanthos dobsonii F.Muell.
Fragm. 6:204-205 (1868)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 24 July 1995

Erect, lignotuberous shrub, 0.25-1(-1.5) m high. Fl. red & cream/cream-yellow, Jun or Aug to Dec or Jan or Mar. Grey sand.


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

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Mardabilla, Recherche.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Friday 20 July 2018

Shrubs, 0.25-1.5 m high. Leaves alternate, 10-15 mm mm long, 3-5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle or clearly widest above the middle, entire, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences red; innermost bracts 5-5.5 mm long; peduncles 2-3 mm long. Perianth 20-22 mm long, hairy; ovary hairy; pistil 27-29 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style hairy or glabrous. Flowers in January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).