Jacksonia furcellataCommon name: Grey Stinkwood
Meaning of name: Jacksonia honours George Jackson (1780 – 1811) a Scottish botanist. Furcellata is from the Latin words furca, meaning two-pronged fork, and the diminutive –ell-. It refers to the forked branchlets.
Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to Esperance.
Remarks: A shrub to 4 metres tall. The yellow and orange flowers are produced from August to March.
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.