Lambertia ericifolia R.Br. Heath-leaved Honeysuckle
Prodr. Suppl. 30 (1830)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 20 May 2003

Slender, non-lignotuberous shrub or tree, to 5 m high. Fl. orange-red, Sep to Dec or Jan or Mar to May. Yellow-brown sandy clay, quartz sand, red rocky gravelly loam, laterite. Foothills, slopes & ridges of range.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Kojonup, Plantagenet.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 31 January 2017

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves whorled, 8-20 mm long, 0.8-1.2 mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins recurved or revolute; apex obtuse. Inflorescences orange or red; innermost bracts 18-20 mm long. Perianth 40-45 mm long, glabrous or hairy; pistil 45-53 mm long, style glabrous. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).