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Scaevola porocarya F.Muell.
Striate-fruit Scaevola

Fragm. 2:19-20 (1860)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Ascending shrub, 0.2-1.5 m high. Fl. blue/white, Jul to Oct. Sandy clay soils over laterite or sandstone. Sandstone outcrops, coastal dunes, drainage areas.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 21 March 1996

Scientific Description

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 25-65 mm long, 3-12 mm wide, Indumentum present, with sparse, simple hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles absent. Pedicel absent (flowers sessile). Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 6-8 mm long, hairy, simple hairs. Corolla blue, 20-30 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 10-14 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 8-18 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.7-2.4 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 8-11 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules one or two. Flowers in July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.

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


IBRA Regions
Geraldton Sandplains.
IBRA Subregions
Geraldton Hills.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Chapman Valley, Greater Geraldton, Northampton.