Tribonanthes australis

Meaning of name: The meaning of the name Tribonanthes is from the Greek words tribon, meaning cloak and anthos, meaning flower. Australis is a Latin word meaning southern.

Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to Albany.

Remarks: A plant to 40 centimetres tall. The white flowers are produced in August and September.

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.