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Scaevola depauperata R.Br.
Skeleton Fanflower
Growing on red sand dunes on the Birdsville Track and in the Simpson Desert. The stems are striate and almost glabrous. This distinguishes the species from Scaevola parvifolia and Scaevola basedowii.

  Scaevola depauperata Scaevola depauperata
 
Description:Flower Description:Plant in situ showing tangled habit.
  Location:Hamilton via Oodnadatta, South Australia Location:Hamilton via Oodnadatta, South Australia
GPS coordinates: 26˚49.681S 135˚13.592E GPS coordinates: 26˚49.681S 135˚13.592E
Date of photo:20 July 2014 Date of photo:20 July 2014
Field No.: 2736 Field No.: 2736
     
  Scaevola depauperata Scaevola depauperata
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Flowers
  Location:Birdsville Track, South Western  Queensland Location:Birdsville Track, South Western  Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 26˚24.995S 139˚31.444E GPS coordinates: 26˚24.995S 139˚31.444E
  Date of photo:6 August 2012 Date of photo:6 August 2012
  Field No.: 1130 Field No.: 1130
     
  Scaevola depauperata Scaevola depauperata
 
  Description:Flower- side view Description:Flower- side view
  Location:Hamilton via Oodnadatta, South Australia Location:Hamilton via Oodnadatta, South Australia
  GPS coordinates: 26˚49.681S 135˚13.592E GPS coordinates: 26˚49.681S 135˚13.592E
  Date of photo:20 July 2014 Date of photo:20 July 2014
  Field No.: 2736 Field No.: 2736
     
  Scaevola depauperata Scaevola depauperata
 
  Description:Striate glabrous stem and fruit Description:Flower and fruit
  Location:Hamilton via Oodnadatta, South Australia Location:Birdsville Track, South Western  Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 26˚49.681S 135˚13.592E GPS coordinates: 26˚24.995S 139˚31.444E
  Date of photo:20 July 2014 Date of photo:6 August 2012
  Field No.: 2736 Field No.: 1130
     
     
 

References (accesssed 12 July 2017):

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Scaevola&species=depauperata

http://saseedbank.com.au/species_information.php?rid=3913

Carolin, R.C. in George, A.S., (Ed) (1992), ScaevolaFlora of Australia 35:142

 

 

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Scaevola depauperata