Franklandia fucifolia R.Br. Lanoline Bush
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:157 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Thursday 3 August 1995

Erect, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1.6 m high. Fl. yellow, Jan to Mar or May to Oct. White or grey sand, sometimes over laterite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Broomehill-Tambellup, Busselton, Cranbrook, Denmark, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kojonup, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, West Arthur, Woodanilling.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Saturday 7 April 2018

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous, not ribbed, with a glaucous bloom. Leaves alternate, 30-180 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib. Inflorescences yellow. Perianth 36-55 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, radially symmetrical, glabrous, the lobes 10-20 mm long; anther appendage absent; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 1.8-2 mm long; pistil 22-29 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Flowers in February, May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).