Pituri Bush

Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Duboisia
Species: hopwoodii
Main Flower Colour: White


Rounded shrub to 4 m tall and 3 m wide.

Leaves narrowly elliptic or ovate-elliptic to linear, sessile (or rarely with petiole to 3 mm long), 2–12 cm long, 1–13 mm wide, concolorous.

Inflorescence narrow; bracts 0.5–4 mm long; pedicels 1.5–5 mm long. Calyx 1.5–4.5 mm long, the lobes usually about one-third as long as tube. Corolla 7–15 mm long; tube 4.5–8 mm diam. at apex; lobes 2.5–5.5 mm long. Stamens 4, 3–8 mm long. Style 3.5–6.5 mm long, equal to or shorter than upper stamens.

Berry usually globose or subglobose, rarely ellipsoid, 2–5 mm diam., purple-black; fruiting pedicels 3–5 mm long. Seeds 2–2.5 mm long.


The main flower colour is white.


Created: 30 Oct 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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GVD - Great Victoria Desert

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