Hemiandra rutilans O.H.Sarg. Colourful Snakebush
J. Bot. 65:175 (1927)

Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora — Extant)
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 11 December 1996

Prostrate to ascending shrub, 0.08-0.3 m high. Fl. red-purple-pink, Oct to Nov. Yellow/grey sand.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain.

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

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Stems not ribbed. Peltate scales absent. Leaves opposite, entire, Peltate scales absent, not viscid. Pedicel present, hairy. Calyx hairy, simple hairs. Flowering time October or November. Distribution Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregion Geraldton Sandplains or Swan Coastal Plain. Conservation Code Threatened (T).