Lechenaultia hortii L.W.Sage
Nuytsia 16:161, Fig. 3 (2006)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 19 May 2008

Erect to spreading perennial, herb or shrub (subshrub), to 0.4 m high. White-cream sandy soils. Low slopes and flats, road verges.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, York.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 3-10 mm long, 0.7-1 mm wide, absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Flowers Presence pedicellate, the pedicels 12-17 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 5-9 mm long, glabrous. Corolla white or blue, 13-20 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, hairy on the inside; central lobes 4-11 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 6.5-12 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.5-1.2 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 8-9 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January, November and December. Occurs in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Two (P2).