Adenanthos drummondii Meisn.
Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:514-515 (1845)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Diffuse, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. red & yellow, Jul to Dec or Jan. White, grey or yellow sand, lateritic gravel, sandy clay.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Corrigin, Dandaragan, Gingin, Goomalling, Irwin, Pingelly, Swan, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wongan-Ballidu.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 0.2-1 m high. Leaves alternate, 6-15 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, once divided or twice or more divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences yellow or red; innermost bracts 3-3.5 mm long; peduncles 0.5-2.5 mm long. Perianth 12-14 mm long, hairy; ovary hairy; pistil 21-26 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style hairy. Flowers in January, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).