Persoonia elliptica R.Br. Spreading Snottygobble
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:164 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 23 August 1995

Erect shrub or tree, 2-8 m high, with epicormic buds. Fl. yellow/green-yellow, Oct to Dec or Jan to Feb. Grey or yellow sand, sandy loam or laterite.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Busselton, Collie, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Northam, Perth, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Toodyay, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, York.

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

Trees or Shrubs, 3-4 m high; branchlets hairy, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 40-105 mm mm long, 10-45 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, widest around the middle or clearly widest above the middle, entire, smooth, the margins flat; apex obtuse. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 2.5-5 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 8-11 mm long, radially symmetrical, glabrous; anther appendage absent; ovary glabrous; pistil 7-11 mm long. Flowers in January, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).