Calytrix

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Calytrix
Species: brevifolia
Main Flower Colour: Pink

Description

A standout small shrub with heathlike foliage and conspicuous flowers. Flowers have 5 petals. The calyx remains on the plant long after the flowers have faded, retaining an appearance of being still in flower.

Flowering start in August.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink. Long threadlike awns on the calyx lobes are a feature of most species of Calytrix.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5443

Created: 09 Mar 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 14 Jul 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

GES - Geraldton Sandplains

Specifics

Kalbarri NP. WA

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