Persoonia coriacea Audas & P.Morris Leathery-leaf Persoonia
J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 15:81 (1930)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Erect, spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-2 m high. Fl. yellow, Nov to Dec or Jan to Feb. Yellow sand or sandy clay, sometimes over laterite, red sand, granite. Sandplains, dune crests.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Victoria Desert, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Central, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Shield, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Coolgardie, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Menzies, Merredin, Moora, Mount Marshall, Narembeen, Perenjori, Tammin, Victoria Plains, Westonia, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not ribbed. Leaves alternate, 20-60 mm mm long, 6-8 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, scabrous, the margins flat; apex obtuse. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 4-7 mm long, hairy. Perianth 9-10 mm long, radially symmetrical, glabrous; anther appendage absent; ovary glabrous; pistil 8-10 mm long. Flowers in January, February, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Murchison (MUR), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).