Cartonema philydroides

Meaning of name: Cartonema is from the Greek words cartos, meaning shorn smooth, and nema, meaning thread. Philydroides is from the genus Philydrum and oides, meaning like.

Distribution: Occurs from Guildford to Capel. Also occurs at Kalbarri.

Description: The plant grows to 30 centimetres tall and is covered in hairs. The yellow flowers are produced in October and November.

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.