Viminaria junceaCommon name: Swishbush

Meaning of name: Viminaria is from the Latin words vimen and inis, meaning withy, osier. It refers to the rush-like stems. Juncea is from the Latin word junceus, meaning made of rushes, rush-like.

Distribution: Occurs from Kalbarri to Ravensthorpe.

Remarks: A shrub to 5 metres tall. The yellow and orange-red flowers are produced from October 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.