Persoonia rufiflora Meisn.
Hooker's J.Bot.Kew Gard.Misc. 7:72 (1855)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 29 August 1995

Erect, sometimes spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-2.5(-5) m high. Fl. yellow/green-yellow, Jun to Oct. White, grey or yellow sand to sandy loam, often with lateritic gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Dowerin, Gingin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Northampton, Perenjori, Pingelly, Victoria Plains, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not ribbed. Leaves alternate, 10-45 mm mm long, 1-6 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina subterete or flat, clearly widest above the middle or more or less the same width throughout, entire, smooth or scabrous, the margins flat or revolute; apex pungent. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 0.3-0.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 8-10 mm long, radially symmetrical, hairy, the hairs spreading; anther appendage present, 0.3-0.4 mm long; ovary glabrous; pistil 7-8 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).