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

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 25 July 1995

Diffuse, lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-2 m high. Fl. red/pink & cream, Jan to Feb or Apr to May or Aug to Dec. Grey/white or black sand, sandy clay. Among quartzite rocks, rocky sandstone ridges.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 22 September 2020

Shrubs, 0.4-2 m high. Leaves alternate, 15-20 mm mm long, 7-15 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, with glands at the leaf (or leaf lobe) apex. Inflorescences red; innermost bracts 4-6 mm long; peduncles 1.5-3 mm long. Perianth 25-28 mm long, hairy; ovary hairy; pistil 33-36 mm long, pollen presenter erect, style glabrous. Flowers in January, May, June, July or August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).