Billardiera fraseri

Meaning of name: Billardiera honours Jacques Julien Houton de la Billardiere (1755 – 1834), the botanist on the Bruni d’Entrecasteaux’s 1791-1794 voyage. Fraseri honours Charles Fraser (1788 – 1831), first superintendent of the Sydney botanical gardens and colonial botanist.

Distribution: Occurs from Muchea to Cape Le Grand.

Remarks: A twining shrub. The flowers are produced in January and February.

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.