Chapman's bell  |  

Darwinia chapmaniana

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Eganu bell

Darwinia sp. Coorow (B.A.Fuhrer 96/54) WA Herbarium, Family Myrtaceae, also known as
ChapmanÕs Bell, is a rounded, spreading shrub with many branches and a woody rootstock
(Paczkowska, 1995; Brown et al. ,1998; Patrick & Brown, 2001). This species grows 30Ð60 cm
high (Paczkowska, 1995) and up to 3 m wide (Brown et al., 1998; Patrick & Brown, 2001).
Leaves are grey-green and hairy and grow to 7 mm long. Flower heads are erect to nodding,
and carry 10 small, red, tubular flowers (Patrick & Brown, 2001). The species flowers in
October (Paczkowska, 1995) or from September to December (Brown et al., 1998).
Darwinia sp. Coorow (B.A.Fuhrer 96/54) WA Herbarium is also known as Darwinia
chapmaniana N.G.Marchant MS (CHAH, 2005).

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Darwinia sp. Coorow

    Threats The main potential threats to Chapman s Bell include broad scale vegetation clearing increasing fragmentation loss of remnants (ANRA; 2007a) changed fire regimes changed Darwinia sp.