Quoya oldfieldii (F.Muell.) B.J.Conn & Henwood
Oldfields Foxglove

Austral.Syst.Bot. 24:8 (2011)
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 10-45 mm long, 8-30 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire or lobed. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 2-5. mm long Pedicel present, 3-7 mm long, with dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 2.5-5 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla mauve, purple, lilac or violet or red or pink, 15-30 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih dendritic hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 9-13 mm long, filament 4-6.5 mm long, anthers 1.7-1.8 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time January, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Yalgoo or Geraldton Sandplains.

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


IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Edel, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Northampton, Shark Bay.