Synaphea favosa R.Br.
Trans.Linn.Soc.London 10:156 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Saturday 9 September 1995

Low spreading, decumbent shrub, 0.05-0.4 m high, to 0.4 m wide. Fl. yellow, Sep to Nov. Sandy soils, sometimes over granite or sandstone.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Denmark, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kent, Manjimup, Nannup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 75-125 mm mm long, 15-40 mm mm wide, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, tripartitely divided, entire, shallowly divided or deeply divided, indumentum appressed; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 45-75 mm; terminal leaf lobe 0 mm long, 0 mm wide; lowest lobes 8-25 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 50-190 mm long; floral bracts 1.5-2 mm long. Perianth 5-6.5 mm long, hairy; adaxial tepal 5-6.5 mm long; abaxial tepal 4-5.5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3.5-4 mm long, horned; stigma 1-1.2 mm long, 0.8 mm wide. Follicles 3-3.5 mm long. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).