Tripterococcus brunonis

Meaning of name: The meaning of Tripterococcus is not known. Brunonis is named after Robert Brown (1773 – 1858), a naturalist on Flinders’ expedition.

Distribution: Occurs from Kalbarri to Israelite Bay.

Remarks: A perennial herb to 50 centimetres tall. The yellowish green flowers are produced from August 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.