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Brunonia australis  Sm. ex R.Br.
Blue Pincushion

A  perennial herb common in Australia. These plants are from the South Australian  desert, Western Australia and the Mt Lofty Ranges in South Australia. It was previously classified as Brunoniaceae.

  Brunonia australis Brunonia australis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flower with Stackhousia aspericocca
  Location:Anne Beadell Highway,Western South Australia Location:Mawson Rd, Forest Range, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:29˚01.341S,133˚27.703E GPS coordinates:34˚55.679S, 138˚47.616E
  Date of photo:8 August 2012 Date of photo:13 November 2011
  Field No.: 1161 Field No.: U113
  Brunonia australis Brunonia australis
 
  Description:Flower heads Description:Flower heads
  Location:Owen Springs Reserve, Northern Territory Location:Owen Springs Reserve, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:24˚07.948S,133˚28.365E GPS coordinates:24˚07.948S,133˚28.365E
  Date of photo:2 October 2010 Date of photo:2 October 2010
  Field No.: 759A Field No.:759A
     
  Brunonia australis Brunonia australis
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Anne Beadell Highway, Western South Australia Location:Owen Springs Reserve, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:29˚01.341S,133˚27.703E GPS coordinates:24˚07.948S,133˚28.365E
  Date of photo:8 August 2012 Date of photo:2 October 2010
  Field No.: 1161 Field No.: 759A
     
  Brunonia australis Brunonia australis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plants in habitat
  Location:Mullewa, Western Australia Location:Mullewa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:28˚25.405S,115˚18.744E GPS coordinates:28˚25.405S,115˚18.744E
  Date of photo:28 August 2015 Date of photo:28 August 2015
  Field No.: 3484 Field No.: 3484
     
  Brunonia australis Brunonia australis
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Neale Junction, Western Australia Location:Neale Junction, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:28˚19.2680S,125˚49.00150E GPS coordinates:28˚19.2680S,125˚49.00150E
  Date of photo:29 September 2018 Date of photo:29 September 2018
  Field No.: 6809 Field No.: 6809



References (accessed 26 January 2019):

http://anpsa.org.au/b-aus.html

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?form=speciesfacts&family=&genus=brunonia&species=australis&iname=&submit=Display

Carolin, R.C. in George, A.S., (ed) (1992), Brunoniaceae, Flora of Australia 35: 1-3

 

 

 

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Brunonia australis