Podotheca angustifoliaCommon name: Sticky Longheads

Meaning of name: Podotheca is from the Greek words podos, meaning foot, and thece, meaning box. Angustifolia is from the Latin words angustus, meaning narrow, and folium, meaning leaf.

Distribution: Occurs from Shark Bay to Cape Arid.

Description: An annual herb to 20 centimetres tall. The yellow flowers are produced from August to December.

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.

Perth Plants, a field guide to the bushland and coastal flora of Kings Park and Bold Park, Perth, Western Australia. Russell Barrett and Eng Pin Tay. 2005.