Quoya verbascina (F.Muell.) B.J.Conn & Henwood
Golden Bush

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 20-80 mm long, 7-35 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 3-4. mm long Pedicel present, 5-8.5 mm long, with simple, dendritic hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 9.5-10 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with dendritic hairs, not bullate. Corolla yellow, orange or white or cream, 17-19 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat present, wih dendritic hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 8.7-9 mm long, filament 4.3-5.7 mm long, anthers 1.2-1.3 mm long. Appendage present. Flowering time January, February, May, July, August, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Eremaeam or South-West, IBRA Bioregion Carnarvon, Yalgoo, Murchison, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain or Avon Wheatbelt.

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


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Geraldton Sandplains, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Edel, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, Perth, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Coorow, Dandaragan, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Murchison, Northampton, Shark Bay, Three Springs.