Conospermum triplinerviumCommon name: Tree Smokebush

Meaning of name: Conospermum is from the Greek words conos, meaning cone, and spermum, meaning seed. It refers to the shape of the nut. The meaning of the name triplinervium is not known.

Distribution: Occurs from Kalbarri to Albany.

Remarks: A shrub or small tree to 4.5 metres tall. The greyish white flowers are produced from August to November. From a distance the flowers give the impression of smoke.

Associations: Castiarina trifasciata

Trichorhachus sp

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.