Persoonia saundersiana 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, spreading shrub, 0.5-5 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Nov. Yellow or grey sand, sometimes with gravel, laterite.


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

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Mallee, Murchison, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Lesueur Sandplain, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Coolgardie, Dowerin, Dundas, Esperance, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Menzies, Merredin, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Narembeen, Shark Bay, Tammin, Trayning, Westonia, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn.

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

Shrubs, 0.5-5 m high; branchlets hairy, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 50-180 mm mm long, 1.5-4 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, entire, scabrous, the margins revolute; apex obtuse or pungent. Inflorescences yellow; pedicels 8-10 mm long, hairy. Perianth 9-10 mm long, irregular, hairy, the hairs appressed; anther appendage present, 1-1.4 mm long; ovary glabrous; pistil 6-6.5 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Murchison (MUR), Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).