Stylidium graminifolium. Grass Trigger Plant. Notes. Uses: Perennial herb for mixed native landscapes in borders, rockeries, raised beds parks and reserves. Plant singly amongst other grass or strap-leaved plants for contrast, or en-mass for an effective weed-suppressing living mulch. Produces flowering spikes up to 40cm. Attracts native butterflies. Height 0.1-0.2 m; Spread 0.1-0.2 m.
Flower of Stylidium graminifolium, from our garden. Banksia marginata. Perhaps the most iconic of Australian plants, banksias were first collected by Banks and Solander in Botany Bay in 1770. The genus of around 170 species, in the proteaceae family, was named in honour of Joseph Banks by Linnaeus junior in 1782. Banksis marginata inflorescence in our garden. The Notes on Paradise Lost, along.
Published illustration: Erickson (1958) Triggerplants, t. 50, figs 1-10; Cochrane et al. (1968) Flowers and plants of Victoria, fig. 490.
STYLIDIUM graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant, genus: STYLIDIUM). Order graminifolium direct from Australia's largest and most established seed merchants, Nindethana Australian Seed.
Stylidium graminifolium Sw. ex Willd. Sinonimo; Ventenatia major Sm. Stylidium umbellatum Labill. Stylidium serrulatum Rich. Stylidium polystachium Rich. Stylidium melastachys R. Br. Stylidium majus Druce Stylidium armerium St. Lag. Candollea umbellata Labill. Candollea serrulata Labill. Espesye sa tanom nga bulak ang Stylidium graminifolium. Una ning gihulagway ni Olof Swartz ug Carl Ludwig.
Stylidium graminifolium var. angustifolium Mildbr. Includes 2 Accepted Infraspecifics. KB; Synonyms. Candollea graminifolia F.Muell. Candollea serrulata Labill. Candollea umbellata Labill. Stylidium canaliculatum Poir. Stylidium majus (Sm.) Druce; Stylidium polystachium Rich. Stylidium serrulatum Rich. Stylidium umbellatum Labill. Ventenatia major Sm. Has 9 Synonyms. KB; Other Data. Stylidium.
Stylidium graminifolium Sw. ex Willd. References. Species Plantarum 4(1):146. 1805; USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Stylidium graminifolium in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed on 09-Oct-10. Vernacular names. English: grass triggerplant. For more multimedia, look at Stylidium.
Stylidium bulbiferum is an example with the anther and stigma on a elastic stem that is activated when an insect lands on it, this assists with pollination. The sticky substances on the flowers trap insects. Stylidium gramifoliaum is a perennial grasslike plant form Australia found widely along the eastern coast. While the lower growing Stylidium caepitosum is from Western Australia and grows.