Adenanthos velutinus Meisn. Velvet Woollybush
A.DC., Prodr. 14:312 (1856)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Shrub, 0.5-2.5 m high. Fl. yellow-cream-green, Jan or Aug. Black sandy clay, rocky sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cranbrook, Plantagenet.

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

Shrubs or prostrate shrubs, 0.50-2.5 m high. Leaves alternate, 9-25 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences cream or yellow; innermost bracts 7-9 mm long; peduncles 2-2.5 mm long. Perianth 23-24 mm long, hairy; ovary glabrous; pistil 30-34 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in January or August. 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 Declared Rare (R).