Eryngium pinnatifidum

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Blue Devils
Jarrahdale Flower 1.jpg
Flowering at Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Eryngium
Species: E. pinnatifidum
Binomial name
Eryngium pinnatifidum
Bunge

Eryngium pinnatifidum, commonly known as blue devils, is a plant species in the family Apiaceae. It is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.[1][2] It grows up to 50 cm in height and produces blue or white flowers between August and November (late winter to late spring) in its native range. It is also commonly seen in Victoria

The species was first formally described by botanist Alexander von Bunge, his description published in 1845 in Plantae Preissianae.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eryngium pinnatifidum". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  2. ^ a b "Eryngium pinnatifidum". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.