Synaphea brachyceras R.Butcher
Nuytsia 13:266-270,Fig.1 (2000)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 8 June 1999

Small, rounded, prostrate shrub, to 0.3 m high, to 0.4 m wide. Fl. yellow, Aug to Oct. Grey sand, gravel. Flats, slight slopes, shrubby woodland.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wagin, West Arthur, Williams.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 110-235 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, entire, shallowly divided or divided to the midrib, indumentum appressed; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 60-230 mm; terminal leaf lobe 6-15 mm long, 2-6 mm wide; lowest lobes 50-65 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 170-320 mm long; floral bracts 1.5-2 mm long. Perianth 5-6 mm long, hairy; adaxial tepal 5-6 mm long; abaxial tepal 4-4.5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3.8-4 mm long, horned; stigma 1.5 mm long, 0.8 mm wide. Follicles 4-5 mm long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).