Stackhousia viminea

Family Stackhousiaceae

Slender Stackhousia

Perennial herb to 70 cm high.

Flowers: Greenish to yellow, tubular, September–February, peak October–December.

Fruit: Dry fruit, of 1–3 nutlets, November–February.

Seed: No special morphology for dispersal. Some dormancy.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Woodland habitat.
  • Rare, occasional plants in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.
  • Flowering stems appear to be eaten by rabbits.


Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Stackhousia viminea plant

Stackhousia viminea flower

Stackhousia viminea fruit

Stackhousia viminea seed