Mat Heath Mrytle

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Thryptomene
Species: ericaea
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

Thryptomene ericaea is unique to South Australia. It occurs on Kangaroo Island and, to a lesser extent, on lower Eyre Peninsular.

Centenary Starburst is a striking, medium sized shrub which grows on Kangaroo Island in mallee eucalypt vegetation.

It grows from 0.5 to 1.2 metres in height. In spring its stems or pink-tinged buds burst into dainty white flowers.

Flowering start in August and ends in November.

Identification

The main flower colour is white.

References

https://anbg.gov.au/federation-flora/sa-centenary-starburst/index.html

Created: 05 Nov 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 21 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

KAN - Kanmantoo

Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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