Stirlingia latifolia (R.Br.) Steud. Blueboy
Nomencl.Bot. edn 2, 2:644 (1841)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 September 1995

Erect, lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow/yellow-brown/red-brown, Aug to Oct. White, grey, yellow/brown or black sand, sometimes with lateritic gravel.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Bayswater, Belmont, Beverley, Boyup Brook, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Chittering, Cockburn, Collie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Fremantle, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Irwin, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kulin, Kwinana, Mandurah, Melville, Mundaring, Murray, Narrogin, Northampton, Perth, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Stirling, Subiaco, Swan, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Park, Victoria Plains, Wandering, Wanneroo, West Arthur, York.

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

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 120-350 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib. Inflorescences scape 50-480 mm long, glabrous; floral bracts 1-2 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 6-7 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 6-10 mm long, style glabrous. Follicles not viscid, dehiscent. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).