Creek Wilga

Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Eremophila
Species: bignoniiflora
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

Glabrous resinous shrub or small tree to 7 m high, branches non-tuberculate.

Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, 7–20 cm long, 4.5–14 mm wide, apex attenuate, margins entire or rarely toothed, glabrous.

Flowers solitary in axils; pedicel 5–24 mm long. Sepals imbricate, ovate, 5–10.5 mm long, 3–4.5 mm wide, apex acute to attenuate, glabrous, green. Corolla 20–30 mm long, cream tinged pink or brown above, rarely carmine, spotted carmine or yellow-brown, glabrous outside; lobes obtuse. Stamens extending to just beyond throat or enclosed.

Fruit ovoid, 15–20 mm long, 10–15 mm diam., split towards apex, glabrous.

Flowering start in August and ends in December.

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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Bio Regions

SSD - Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields

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