Adenanthos filifolius Benth.
Fl.Austral. 5:355 (1870)

Conservation Code: Priority Four
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Erect shrub, (0.2-)0.7-2(-5) m high. Fl. cream-white, May or Sep to Dec. White, grey or black peaty sand, sandy clay. Rocky hillsides (usually granite, sandstone or quartzite).


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet.

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

Shrubs, 0.7-5 m high. Leaves alternate, 7-25 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences white or purple; innermost bracts 4.5-5 mm long; peduncles 2-3 mm long. Perianth 17-18 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 27-28 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in May, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).