Daviesia physodes

Meaning of name: Daviesia honours Hugh Davies (1739 – 1821, a Welsh botanist. Physodes is from the Greek words physa, meaning a pair of bellows or stream of fire, and odes, meaning like.

Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to Augusta.

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