Hannafordia quadrivalvis F.Muell. subsp. quadrivalvis

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

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Thursday 9 April 1998

Shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. red & yellow/cream, May to Jun or Aug to Sep. Yellow sand or red sandy loam. Granite outcrops, river flats, gorges.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Geraldton Sandplains, Murchison, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Tallering, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Shark Bay.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Dalwallinu, Greater Geraldton, Menzies, Morawa, Northampton, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Tammin, Westonia, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Wednesday 21 August 2019

Shrub. Stems hairy. Leaves 20-55 mm long, 12-30 mm wide, not lobed; margins entire or dentate; indumentum present, with stellate hairs; stipules apparently absent, even from youngest leaves. 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 4; seeds per loculus 1. Flowering time May, June, August or September. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaean or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo, Murchison, Geraldton Sandplains or Avon Wheatbelt.