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

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 12 September 1995

Slender or rounded shrub, 0.15-0.7 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Nov. White or peaty sand, sandy clay, laterite. Hillslopes, swamps.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Denmark, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 30-80 mm mm long, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina flat, once divided or twice or more divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, shallowly divided or deeply divided; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 10-20 mm; terminal leaf lobe 4-10 mm long, 1-5 mm wide; lowest lobes 15-35 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 40-80 mm long; floral bracts 2.5-3.5 mm long. Perianth 6-7.5 mm long, hairy; adaxial tepal 6-7.5 mm long; abaxial tepal 5-5.5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 4.5-5 mm long, strongly concave; stigma 2 mm long, 1 mm wide. Follicles 4.5-5 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).