Stackhousia viminea

Common name: 

Slender Stackhousia


(alternate family: Stackhousiaceae)

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DJKNPRSTVWZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Tea-tree heath1

Flower description:



Perennial herb to 70 cm2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Distinguished from S. monogyna and S. spathulata by its yellow flowers3

Image of Stackhousia viminea
Image of Stackhousia viminea Image: David Meagher
Image of Stackhousia viminea Image: Lorraine Norden
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
3 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.