Adenanthos meisneri Lehm.
Pl.Preiss. 1:512 (1845)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Erect or semi-prostrate, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1.5(-2) m high. Fl. red/pink/purple/cream-purple, Jul to Dec or Jan to Feb or Apr. White/grey or brown sand, gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Augusta Margaret River, Bunbury, Busselton, Capel, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Harvey, Mandurah, Manjimup, Murray, Nannup, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Waroona, West Arthur.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

Shrubs or prostrate shrubs, 0.40-2 m high. Leaves alternate, 10-20 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences cream, red or pink; innermost bracts 4-6 mm long; peduncles 1-1.5 mm long. Perianth 23-24 mm long, glabrous or hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 32-35 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in January, February, March, April, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).