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Stirlingia latifolia (R.Br.) Steud.

Nomencl.Bot. edn 2, 2:644 (1841)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 8 September 1995

Scientific Description

Shrubs; branchlets glabrous, ribbed. Leaves alternate, 120-350 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).

C. Hollister, N.S. Lander and K.R. Thiele, 26 May 2023


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Merredin, 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.