Lechenaultia acutiloba Benth. Wingless Leschenaultia
Fl.Austral. 4:41 (1868)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 19 March 1996

Hemispherical, ascending, much-branched shrub, 0.15-0.4 m high. Fl. green-yellow, Sep to Dec. Sand or sandy gravel. Near river banks or swamps.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Jerramungup, Kent, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 4 February 2020

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 5-7 mm long, 0.5-0.7 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Absent (flowers sessile), glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 6-7 mm long, glabrous. Corolla yellow, 15-22 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, hairy on the inside, without wings, wingless. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 10-20 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules more than two. Flowers in September, October, November and December. Occurs in the Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Three (P3).