Adenanthos gracilipes A.S.George
Nuytsia 1:383-384 (1974)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Erect, lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-1.5 m high. Fl. cream & red & pink, Mar or Aug to Dec. White sand.


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

IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dundas, Esperance, Lake Grace.

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

Shrubs, 0.3-1.5 m high. Leaves alternate, 10-25 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, once divided or twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences red or pink; innermost bracts 3-5 mm long; peduncles 2-5.5 mm long. Perianth 16-24 mm long, hairy; ovary hairy; pistil 18-27 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in March, April, May, June, July, August or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).