Scaevola densifolia Carolin
Telopea 3: 505-506 (1990)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 20 March 1996

Prostrate perennial, herb or shrub. Fl. white-cream, Oct to Dec or Mar. Sand, sand clay. Near rivers.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Western Mallee.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Esperance, Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Thursday 25 February 2021

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 10(-40) mm long, 2(-9) mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with dense, glandular hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles present, 2.5(-5.5) mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 0.8 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 1.8-2 mm long, hairy, with dense, simple hairs. Corolla white, 14(-17) mm long, rarely without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, simple hairs, hairy on the inside, 0.5-0.6 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 6.5(-8) mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules one or two. Flowers in October, November and December. Occurs in the Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.