Synaphea polypodioides R.Butcher
Nuytsia 17:108-112, Fig.4(2007)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 17 March 2008

Clumped shrub (sunshrub), 0.35-0.4 m high. Light brown loam, red-brown sandy loam, gravelly, brown sandy clay over laterite. In undulating areas.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Busselton, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup.

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

Shrubs; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, (140-)170-225 mm mm long, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina flat, once divided, tripartitely divided, deeply divided; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 30-140 mm; terminal leaf lobe 10-40 mm long, 4-7 mm wide; lowest lobes 25-75 mm long. Inflorescences yellow; scape 155-400 mm long; floral bracts 2-2.2 mm long. Perianth 5-7 mm long, glabrous; adaxial tepal 5-7 mm long; abaxial tepal 4.5-6.5 mm long; ovary hairy, style glabrous; style including stigmatic disc 2.7-3 mm long, strongly concave; stigma 1.5 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide. Follicles NaN mm (?) long. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the in the Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).