Australian Desert Plants - Goodeniaceae
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Scaevola basedowii  Carolin
Basedow's Fanflower
Growing on red sand dunes in the  deserts of Western Australia. The stems are striate and with glandular and simple hairs. This distinguishes the species from Scaevola parvifolia and Scaevola depauperata.

  Scaevola basedowii Scaevola  basedowii
 
Description:Flowers Description:Flower - close up
  Location:Gary Junction Rd, Western  Australia Location:Gary Junction Rd, Western  Australia
GPS coordinates:22˚59.673S  128˚22.253E GPS coordinates:22˚59.673S  128˚22.253E
Date of photo:3 July 2014 Date of photo:3 July 2014
Field No.: 2555 Field No.: 2555
     
  Scaevola  basedowii Scaevola  basedowii
 
  Description:Plant in situ showing tangled habit Description:Plant on the side of a sand dune.
  Location:Gary Junction Rd, Western  Australia Location:Gary Junction Rd, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:22˚59.673S  128˚22.253E GPS coordinates:22˚59.673S  128˚22.253E
Date of photo:3 July 2014 Date of photo:3 July 2014
  Field No.: 2555 Field No.: 2555
     
  Scaevola  basedowii Scaevola  basedowii
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Well 49, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia Location:Well 49, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:20˚11.1870S, 12651.3924E GPS coordinates:20˚11.1870S, 12651.3924E
  Date of photo:30 July 2016 Date of photo:30 July 2016
  Field No.: 5205 Field No.: 5205
     
  Scaevola  basedowii Scaevola  basedowii
 
  Description:Flower showing indusium Description:Plant in desert habitat
  Location:Well 49, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia Location:Well 49, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:20˚11.1870S, 12651.3924E GPS coordinates:20˚11.1870S, 12651.3924E
  Date of photo:30 July 2016 Date of photo:30 July 2016
  Field No.: 5205 Field No.: 5205
     
  Scaevola  basedowii Scaevola  basedowii
 
  Description:Plant  showing tangled habit Description:Flower
Location:Well 49, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia Location:Well 49, Canning Stock Route, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:20˚11.1870S, 12651.3924E GPS coordinates:20˚11.1870S, 12651.3924E
  Date of photo:30 July 2016 Date of photo:30 July 2016
  Field No.: 5205 Field No.: 5205
 
References (accesssed 12 July 2017):

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/7599


http://saseedbank.com.au/species_information.php?rid=3907

Carolin, R.C. in George, A.S., (Ed) (1992), Scaevola. 
Flora of Australia 35:139

 

 

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Scaevola basedowii