Lechenaultia magnifica L.W.Sage
Nuytsia 16:163, Fig. 4 (2006)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 19 May 2008

Erect perennial, herb or shrub (subshrub), to 0.6 m high. Brown, grey, yellow or white sand, brown sandy loam, laterite. Slopes and flats.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gingin, Toodyay, Victoria Plains.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Monday 19 October 2020

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 3-7 mm long, 0.4-0.5 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 9-14 mm long, hairy. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 6-9 mm long, glabrous. Corolla white or blue, 12-22 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, hairy on the inside; central lobes 6-8.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 5.5-8 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.3-0.5 mm wide on the narrower side, 0.4-1 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 10-18 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in November. Occurs in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) and Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority One (P1).