Stylidium beaugleholei J.H.Willis

Beauglehole's Triggerplant

Muelleria 1: 153 (1967) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Erect ephemeral, 2–5 cm high, simple or branched near base. Leaves few, rosetted, linear to narrow-elliptic or -ovate, 3–5 mm long, c. 0.7 mm wide. Flowers usually 1–5 in a terminal corymb. Calyx linear, 4–7 mm long, with scattered glandular hairs, lobes equal, 2 united virtually to apex; corolla 1.5–3.0 mm across, pinkish-white with pink stripes on the lower surface, usually c. fan-shaped, posterior lobes obovate-spathulate and c. twice as long as the anterior pair, labellum ovate without appendages, throat appendages 6; column c. 0.5 mm long; anthers pale, pollen golden; stigma cushion-like. Capsule linear, c. 3–7 mm long; seeds ellipsoid, c. 0.2 mm long, brown, smooth to ridged. Flowers Nov.–Jan.

CVU, DunT, EGL, GipP, Glep, GGr, LoM, OtP, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also SA. Scattered in moist lowland heaths and drying swamps from the South Australian border to the far east near Mallacoota.

Source: Raulings, E.J. (1999). Stylidiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-05-31
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Stylidiaceae
genus Stylidium
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Stylidium beaugleholei in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Stylidium beaugleholei in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia