Boobialla

Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Myoporum
Species: acuminatum
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

Glabrous shrub or small tree to 13 m high with coarsely fissured bark, branches smooth or rarely obscurely or prominently tuberculate.

Leaves elliptic, usually 5–14 cm long and 7–28 mm wide, apex very attenuate, margins entire or obscurely toothed, surfaces discolorous, glabrous.

Flowers 3–8 in axils; pedicels 4–10 mm long. Sepals valvate or slightly imbricate at base, ovate to oblong-triangular 1.5–2.5 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide. Corolla 5–7 mm diam., white, purple-spotted; lobes obtuse.

Fruit ovoid, 4.5–7 mm long, 4–5 mm diam., wrinkled, purplish black.

Flowering start in June and ends in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is white.

References

NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE

Created: 29 Oct 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

SSD - Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields

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