Woollybush

Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Adenanthos
Species: sericeus
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

Woollybush grows as an upright, spreading shrub, but can be a small tree up to 5 m tall. It has erect branches that are covered in short hairs when young. Leaves may be up to 4cm long, and repeatedly divide by threes into from 5 to 50 narrow sections giving a soft feathery appearanace.

Flowers are red, and occur alone or in small groups, hidden within the foliage at the end of branches. Each red, tubular flower is about 3cm long, hairy on the outside but smooth and hairless inside. The style is about 4cm long.

Flowering start in June and ends in April.

Identification

The main flower colour is red.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/1794

Created: 14 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

JAF - Jarrah Forest

Specifics

Exposed rocky coastal areas near Albany WA

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