Amphipogon turbinatus

Meaning of name: Amphipogon is from the Greek words amphi, meaning on both sides, and pogon, meaning beard. Turbinatus is from the Latin word turbo, meaning a spinning top.

Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to Israelite Bay.

Remarks: A tufted perennial to 35 centimetres tall. Flowers are produced from September to November.

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