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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

Scaevola ballajupensis (Goodeniaceae), a new species from the Jarrah forest of south-western Australia

The new species Scaevola ballajupensis L.W. Sage, from the south-western Australian Jarrah forest, is described and photographically illustrated. The species is known only from one locality on private property and therefore has a high conservation priority. An amendment to the key to Scaevola species in "Flora of Australia" is made to include the new taxon and a table showing how it differs from its closest relatives is provided.