Scaevola globulifera Labill.
Nov.Holl.Pl. 1:55-56 (1805)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 20 March 1996

Spreading, procumbent to ascending shrub, 0.2-1.2 m high. Fl. blue-white, Aug to Dec. Sand. Sandhills, limestone ridges.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton, Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Denmark, Esperance, Gingin, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Joondalup, Manjimup, Nannup, Northampton, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Wanneroo.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Friday 15 June 2018

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 45-100 mm long, 3-15 mm wide, absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Flowers Presence absent (flowers sessile). Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 4-5 mm long, hairy, with sparse, glandular hairs. Corolla blue, 14-24 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, hairy on the inside; central lobes 8-9 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 6.5-9 mm long, wings present on both sides, 1-1.5 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 8-9 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules one or two. Flowers in August, September, October and November. Occurs in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF) and Warren (WAR) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.