Daviesia triflora

Meaning of name: Daviesia honours Hugh Davies (1739 – 1821), a Welsh botanist. Triflora is from the Latin words, tres, meaning three, and flos or floris, meaning flower.

Distribution: Occurs from Eneabba to Serpentine.

Remarks: A shrub to 60 centimetres tall with yellow, orange and red flowers produced from May to September.

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.