Quoya cuneata Gaudich.

Voy.Uranie [Freycinet] 454, Tab. 66 (1828)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Scientific Description

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 5-28 mm long, 3-12 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 2-2.5. mm long Pedicel present, 2.5-4 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 2.5-4 mm long, not accrescent, moderately dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, mauve, purple, lilac or violet or red or pink, 9-14 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih dendritic hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 6.5-8.5 mm long, filament 3-4.2 mm long, anthers 1-1.6 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time August, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Carnarvon, Yalgoo, Murchison or Geraldton Sandplains.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 21 January 2020


IBRA Regions
Carnarvon, Geraldton Sandplains, Murchison, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Edel, Geraldton Hills, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Shark Bay.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Murchison, Northampton, Shark Bay.