Guichenotia macrantha

Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Guichenotia
Species: macrantha
Main Flower Colour: Mauve

Description

Small shrub to about 1m tall. Leaves whitish and furry, elongated, with edges rolled under. Petals almost non-existant, but the flower consistes mainly of calyx segments that are brightly coloured and ribbed on the back. Flowers 2cm across with dark central structures (stigma or pollen receptor).

Flowering start in August.

Identification

The main flower colour is mauve. Brightly coloured pink or mauve calyx, segments ribbed on the back. Small shrub.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5012

Created: 20 Mar 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

AVW - Avon Wheatbelt

Specifics

Jingemia Hill, WA

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