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Scaevola globulifera Labill.

Nov.Holl.Pl. 1:55-56 (1805)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 20 March 1996

Scientific Description

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 45-100 mm long, 3-15 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Pedicel 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.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 2 August 2023


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.