Name source
Australian Plant Census
Data links

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links


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To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS) sedifolia
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.


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A JSON view of this information is here here
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Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
Conservation status

Occurrence records map

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian Succulents


Hemispherical shrub to 1.5 m high, dioecious; branches closely hairy. source: Plant NET Flora Online

Online resources

Australian Plant Image Index
Images, Occurrence record
Australian Succulents
Images, Occurrence record
Citizen Science
Images, Occurrence record
FloraBase - the Western Australian Flora
Reference, Scientific Description Author, Name Status
Images, Occurrence record
Plant NET Flora Online
Description, Distribution, Distribution Map, Synonym

Species Lists

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne holdings (2010)
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Genus: Maireana
Specific epithet: sedifolia
Common_Name: Pearl Bluebush
Count: 1
Northern Territory Threatened Species
Genus: Maireana
specificEpithet: sedifolia
taxonID: 1220
conservation status code: DD
conservation status: Data Deficient
Advisory List of Rare or Threatened Plants in Victoria 2014
TAXONID: 502113
vernacular name: Pearl Bluebush
scientificNameAuthorship: (F. Muell.) Paul G. Wilson
Victorian Advisory Status Code: r
Victorian Advisory Status: Rare
Version Date: 29/09/2014
Victoria : Conservation Status
vernacular: Dense Bluebush
status: Near Threatened
sourceStatus: Rare

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Maireana sedifolia


Synonyms Source
Kochia sedifolia F.Muell. F.Muell. F.Muell.
Published in: Mueller, F.J.H. von 1855, Definitions of rare or hitherto undescribed Australian plants
Kochia sedifolia var. sedifolia
Published in: Black, J.M. 1915, Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia 39
Kochia sedifolia F.Muell.
Published in: Johnson, L.A.S. 1951, A hitherto undescribed Kochia (Chenopodiaceae). Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium 1(6) 343-345
Kochia sedifolia F.Muell.
Published in: Black, J.M. 1924, Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2 155-358
Kochia sedifolia F.Muell.
Published in: Mueller, F.J.H. von 1877, List of the Plants Obtained During Mr. C. Giles's Travels in Australia in 1875 and 1876. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 15 269-281
Kochia sedifolia F.Muell.
Published in: Bailey, F.M. 1913, Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants
Kochia sedifolia F.Muell.
Published in: Mueller, F.J.H. von 1886, Systematic Census of Australian Plants Suppl. 3 3-6

Common Names

Common name Source
Dense Bluebush
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Hoary Bluebush
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Pearl Bluebush
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Working classification

Maireana sedifolia  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records

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Record maps from other sources

Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA