Adriana quadripartita (Bitter Bush) is a shrub in the family Euphorbiaceae. The species, which is endemic to southern Australia
, has an erect open habit, growing to between 0.5 and 3 metres or more high.
The lanceloate or ovate leaves are opposite, coarsely toothed and have a glabrous upper surface. They are 5 to 10 cm long and 2 to 4 cm wide. The male flower spikes are up to 17 cm long. The female flowers, which occur on separate plants, appear in clusters. These are followed by ovoid capsules which are about 1 centimetre in diameter.
Flowering start in September and ends in September.
The main flower colour is red.
Created: 04 Nov 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val
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