Crowea angustifolia var. platyphylla

Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Crowea
Species: angustifolia var. platyphylla
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

A slender erect shrub growing to about 2m. Soft leaves are elliptical in shape, about 2cm wide, with toothed margins. White or occasionally pink 5-petalled, star shaped flowers about 2.5cm across are set in the leaf axils in clusters of 2 to 4 flowers.

Flowering start in September and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is white. Crowea is a small genus closely related to Eriostemon (syn Philotheca). Both have flowers with 5 petals and 10 stamens.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/17729

Created: 30 Jul 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

WAR - Warren

Specifics

dry jarrah forest near Shannon campground, WA

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