Stirlingia anethifolia (R.Br.) Endl.
Iconogr.Gen.Pl. 11 (1841)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 January 1997

Shrub, 0.15-0.7 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Nov. White or grey sand, sandy clay. Undulating sandplains.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: Eucla, WA South Coast.

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

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 30-170 mm mm long, glabrous; petiole glabrous; lamina terete or compressed, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 30-115 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, cream or yellow; scape 80-400 mm long, hairy or glabrous; floral bracts 0.8-1.5 mm long, hairy or glabrous. Perianth 4.2-5.5 mm long, glabrous; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 4-5.5 mm long, style glabrous. Follicles not viscid, dehiscent. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).