Velleia trinervis Labill.
Nov.Holl.Pl. 1:54-55 (1805)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 8 February 2000

Perennial, herb, 0.1-0.5 m high, leaves basal. Fl. yellow-orange/yellow-brown, Aug to Dec or Jan. Often in damp situations.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Beverley, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Broomehill-Tambellup, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Chittering, Collie, Coolgardie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Dandaragan, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Katanning, Kent, Kojonup, Kulin, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Tammin, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams, Woodanilling, York.

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

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 30-100 mm long, 10-20 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with sparse, present hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles present, 3-5 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 8-15 mm long, hairy, with glandular hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 4-5 mm long, hairy, with sparse, glandular hairs. Corolla yellow or orange, 9-13 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 4-6 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 5.5-7.5 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1-1.5 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.5-2 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary superior, not gibbose; style 2-3 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) and South West (SW) Botanical Province.