Synaphea diabolica R.Butcher
Nuytsia 17:100-104, Fig.2 (2007)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 17 March 2008

Clumped, sprawling shrub (subshrub), 0.2-0.6 m high. Dry, yellow-brown laterite soil with laterite gravel. In undulating areas.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Northam, York.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 55-235 mm mm long, hairy; petiole hairy; lamina flat, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, deeply divided, indumentum spreading; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 70-150 mm; terminal leaf lobe 5-10 mm long, 2-5 mm wide; lowest lobes 30-55 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 115-245 mm long; floral bracts 1.5-2.3 mm long. Perianth 5-6.7 mm long, hairy; adaxial tepal 5-6.7 mm long; abaxial tepal 5-6 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 3.5-4.5 mm long, lobed; stigma 1-1.2 mm long, 0.8-1 mm wide. Follicles NaN mm (?) long. Flowers in August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).