Stylidium neurophyllumCommon name: Coastal Plain Triggerplant

Meaning of name: Stylidium is from the Latin word stylus, meaning style, and the diminutive –idium. Neurophyllum is from the Greek words neuro, meaning nerve, and phyllum, meaning leaf.

Distribution: Occurs from Gingin to Yallingup.

Description: A perennial herb with a flowering stem to 60 centimetres tall. The pink flowers are produced from late August to November.

Note: This plant was previously known as Stylidium brunonianum. The S. brunonianum complex was revised and found to be several distinct species, including this one.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
A taxonomic revision of the Stylidium brunonianum alliance. Nuytsia, volume 25 pp 313 – 342. Juliet A. Wege. 2015.