Adenanthos linearis Meisn.
A.DC., Prodr. 14:311 (1856)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Prostrate shrub, 0.15-0.6 m high. Fl. yellow & pink/cream & pink, Jan to Mar. Sandy soils, gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.

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

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

Prostrate shrubs, 0.15-0.60 m high. Leaves alternate, 15-35 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences pink; innermost bracts 4-5 mm long; peduncles 3-4 mm long. Perianth 16-20 mm long, hairy; ovary hairy; pistil 27-29 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style hairy. Flowers in January, February or March. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).