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Adenanthos labillardierei E.C.Nelson, Brunonia 1: 381 (1978)

T: track on eastern side of Whoogarup Range, Fitzgerald River National Park, W.A., 15 Oct. 1973, E.C.Nelson ANU 17082 ; holo: CANB 237040; iso: CBG, DBN.

Similar to A. filifolius in habit. Leaves c. 15 mm long and with fewer laciniae (usually 5, but sometimes up to 9). Involucral bracts less than 5 mm long. Perianth to 25 mm long, cream with claret base and dark claret apex, with short hairs outside. Style to 33 mm long, glabrous; ovary glabrous. Fig. 158D–E.

Restricted to the Barrens, Fitzgerald River Natl Park, W.A. Grows in rocky soil, usually in siliceous sand; occasionally growing with A. oreophilus.  Flowers Sept.–Dec. Map 392.

W.A.: Middle Mount Barren, C.A.Gardner 9152 (PERTH); Eyre Range, A.S.George 7245 (KPBG, PERTH); between Fitzgerald R. and Hamersley R., E.C.Nelson ANU 17085 (CANB).

The flower colour and fewer laciniae may be used to distinguish this species from A. filifolius , which is confined to the Stirling Ra.



Data derived from Flora of Australia Volumes 16 (1995), 17A (2000) and 17B (1999), products of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia