Barrens Regelia

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Regelia
Species: velutina
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

A large shrub to about 3 metres with attractive, greyish green, velvety leaves to about 13mm long. The large clusters of brilliant red/orange flowers (occasionally yellow) open in spring and are well displayed towards the ends of the branches. Following flowering, seeds develop in woody capsules similar to those formed with Melaleuca species. The seeds are retained within the capsules indefinitely.

Flowering start in September and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is red.

References

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/6016

http://anpsa.org.au/r-vel.html

Created: 08 Jun 2014 - Member - LG__ (WA)
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

MAL - Mallee

Specifics

Mount Barren East - Fitzgerald River National Park

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