Daviesia divaricata

Meaning of name: Daviesia honours Hugh Davies (1739 – 1821, a Welsh botanist. Divaricata is from the Latin word divaricatus, meaning spread asunder, widely spreading, forked.

Distribution: Occurs from the Murchison to Walpole.

Remarks: A shrub to 1.8 metres tall. The orange, red and yellow flowers are produced from July to 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.