A new species, Darwinia apiculata, from near Kalamunda, suburban Perth, Western Australia, is described and illustrated. It belongs to sect. Genetyllis (DC.) Benth. and is similar to D. helichrysoides (Meisn.) Benth. and D. oederoides (Turcz.) Benth., differing in its habit, bracts, bracteoles, calyx lobes and corolla lobes. Darwinia apiculata is known only from the type locality.