One-sided Bottlebrush

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Calothamnus
Species: blepharospermus
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

This Calothamnus looks to be a very tough woody shrub growing to about 2m high. Thick flattened leaves with conspicuous ribbing, and ending in a sharp point. The bright red flowers are about 4cm long. Growing in sand.

Flowering start in August.

Identification

The main flower colour is red. The species name "blepharospermus" means "having fringed seeds".

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5401

Created: 06 Mar 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 25 Jul 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

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Specifics

Kalbarri NP, WA

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