Coast Beard heath

Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Leucopogon
Species: parviflorus
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

Erect shrub or small tree, 120–500 cm high; branchlets finely pubescent.

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, 11–29 mm long, 2.4–7.5 mm wide; apex sometimes recurved; margins ± recurved, lamina discolorous, paler below glabrous, upper surface usually slightly convex or flat, lower surface striate-veined; petiole ± absent.

Flowers erect, 7–13 together in densely clustered spikes 10–32 mm long, white; peduncles pubescent; bracteoles 1–1.35 mm long, white. Sepals 1.5–1.8 mm long, white. Corolla tube 1.4–1.7 mm long, finely pubescent inside near throat; lobes 2–3 mm long and flowers throughout the year.

Identification

The main flower colour is white.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Leucopogon~parviflorusCreated: 08 Nov 2014 - Stephen L (Clare) SA
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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