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.

Distribution

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, Friday 2 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.