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
C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 11 February 2020

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).