Stackhousia monogyna

Common Name:

Creamy Stackhousia



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Murray Mallee, Lowan Mallee, Wimmera (all grids except ABF) also SA, NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Common on northern heathlands of the Prom 1

Flower Description:

Cream 1


Perennial herb to 60 cm high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Similar species that grow at the prom are: S. spathulata, which is more compact and to 40 cm high and is found on coastal foredunes, and S. viminea which has yellow flowers. Flowers of S. monogyna are fragrant after dusk 1


Image: David Meagher

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Links to description of this species:

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.