Adenanthos oreophilus E.C.Nelson
Brunonia 1:367-368 (1978)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Shrub, 0.5-2 m high. Fl. red/orange, Jun to Dec. Sand, lateritic gravel. Rocky hillsides & ridges.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance, Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs, 1-2 m high. Leaves alternate, 15-35 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, once divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences red; innermost bracts 4-5 mm long; peduncles 1.5-2 mm long. Perianth 25-26 mm long, hairy; ovary hairy; pistil 30-32 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).