Hairy Correa

Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Correa
Species: aemula
Main Flower Colour: Other

Description

Erect spreading shrub of 1-2 x 1-2 m; stem sparsely to densely tomentose; petiole 4-6 mm; lamina thin, orbicular or ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 2-4 x 1-2.5 cm.

Flowers solitary (rarely 2), pendulous, on axillary or terminal filiform peduncles 0.5-2 cm long; bracts 2, small, persistent, ovate, near the peduncle base; bracteoles 2, linear, caducous near the flower; calyx 4-8 mm long, with 4 prominent lanceolate lobes; corolla cylindrical; petals sympetalous in bud, free after anthesis, 1.5-3 cm long; green or green-grey darkening to mauve-purple with age; filaments of the stamens opposite the petals broadened at the base; stamens the same length as the petals or slightly exserted; anthers yellow-brown; ovary tomentose.

Fruit 5-8 mm high, apex rounded; seeds 3-4 x 1-2 mm, dull-brown, corolla more or less persistent in fruit.

Flowering start in September and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is other.

References

Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet

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

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Location

Bio Regions

KAN - Kanmantoo

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