Strangea cynanchicarpa (Meisn.) F.Muell. Heath Strangea
Fragm. 7:132-133 (1871)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 September 1995

Low, many-stemmed, spreading, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1(-1.5) m high. Fl. green-purple-brown, Dec or Jan to Feb. Gravelly sand, laterite, deep sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy, with straight hairs, not ribbed. Leaves alternate, 50-110 mm mm long, 2-10 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins flat; apex acute. Inflorescences not viscid, green, brown or purple, hairy; floral bracts 2.5-3 mm long, hairy; pedicels 8-10 mm long, hairy. Perianth 9.5-12 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 3-4 mm long; pistil 13-15 mm long, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles not viscid. Flowers in January, February or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s).