Shrub, 0.9-4(-7) m high. Fl. red-green-yellow/white-cream, Feb or Jun or Aug to Dec. Yellow sand, sandy clay, sandy loam, ironstone. Swamps, winter-wet flats, creeklines.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton.
Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 1–3 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 30–60 mm long overall. Leaf blade 2–25 mm wide, dissected or undissected, flat, elliptic or obovate or cuneate or oblanceolate, tripartite; shallowly divided; not further divided. Leaf lobes 1–60 mm long, 2–25 mm wide. Margins flat or recurved. Hairs straight.
Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence axillary, or terminal; a raceme. Flowers green or white or red, very irregular. Pedicel 3–5 mm long. Perianth 3–6 mm long, simple-hairy, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 6–11 mm long, stipitate; stipe 1.5–2 mm long. Ovary glabrous. Styles glabrous, green or white or red. Pollen presenter oblique.
Fruit features. Fruit granulose, ellipsoidal, glabrous, 13–15 mm long.
Flowering Time. July, or August, or September, or October, or November, or December.
Habitat. Amongst tall trees, or medium trees, or tall (sclerophyll) shrubland; in rocky or stony soil, or sand, or loam, or clay.
Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): South-west; IBRA Bioregions SW: SWA, JF, and WAR. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.
subsp. manglesioides; Leaves entire, obovate or dissected and tripartite; Lower leaf surface tomentose to subvillous (the hairs strongly ascending to spreading)
subsp. metaxa&#;:&#;none Lower leaf surface sericeous to subsericeous (the hairs very closely appressed) Leaves entire, cuneate or deeply tripartite with narrow subtriangular lobes; floral rachis glabrous or sparsely to openly tomentose
subsp. ferricola: Lower leaf surface sericeous to subsericeous (the hairs very closely appressed) Leaves entire, cuneate, apically lobed or tripartite; floral rachis tomentose.
Etymology. manglesioides: genus Manglesia + oides - like.
Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)
Publication or other use of content on this site is unauthorised unless that use conforms with the copyright statement.