Lambertia orbifolia C.A.Gardner subsp. orbifolia ms

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Saturday 24 May 2003

Very open, spindly, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 3.5 m high, bark smooth, grey-brown. Fl. red-orange, May or Aug or Nov to Dec or Jan to Feb. Shallow grey or light brown sand, grey sandy loams over laterite, gravel. Gently undulating plains, low slopes, low ridges, along roadsides.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Plantagenet.

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

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves whorled, 10-30 mm mm long, 12-25 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, the margins flat; apex obtuse or acute, 0-1 mm long. Inflorescences red; innermost bracts 10-12 mm long. Perianth 45-55 mm long, hairy; pistil 48-55 mm long, style glabrous. Flowers in January, February, May, August, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).