Lechenaultia pulvinaris C.A.Gardner Cushion Leschenaultia
J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 47:63 (1964)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 19 March 1996

Hemispherical, procumbent shrub, 0.03-0.2 m high. Fl. blue, Oct to Dec. White/grey sand.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Corrigin, Dumbleyung, Kulin, Quairading, Wagin, Wickepin.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 26 May 2020

Stems unribbed. Leaves compressed, 4-7 mm long, 0.2-0.4 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with dense, glandular hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 2-4 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 4.5-5 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs. Corolla blue, 8-10 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 2.5-3.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 2.5-2.7 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.3-0.5 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 4.7-7 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in October, November and December. Occurs in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Four (P4).