Pink Velvet Bush

Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Lasiopetalum
Species: behrii
Main Flower Colour: Pink

Description

Pink Velvet Bush is a shrub that is up to 1.5 m high. The narrow oblong leaves are 4-9 cm long and 0.5-3 cm wide, and are hairless above and covered with rusty hairs below. Flowers with calyx lobes 5-8 mm long that are covered with white, star-shaped hairs on the outer surface, and petals 1-1.5 mm long and red-brown.

Flowering start in August and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is pink.

References

http://natureshare.org.au/observations/53b39855e35eb1298400fa5e?display=list&order_by=updated_at&species=lasiopetalum_behrii

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:apni.taxon:680686
WildflowerID667
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Location

Bio Regions

KAN - Kanmantoo

Specifics

Spring Gully

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