Boab or Adansonia
Pink Velvet Bush
Drooping Velvet Bush
Families of boabs march across the Kimberley landscape, slim youngsters, sturdy middle aged ones, stout grandparents . Boabs grow into a large tree with swollen bottle shaped trunk.
Bare branches make this Brachychiton conspicuous in the dry season. It is a small deciduous tree that grows in rocky places. The branches are bare when the large bright red flowers appear,
A medium to tall shrub.
Leaves: The leathery leaves are between 2-8 cm long and 0.5-1 cm wide. The leaf margins are wavy and curve back towards the underside of the leaf.
Shrub to 1 m high, rusty-tomentose.
Leaves mostly oblong and 1–3 cm long, rarely lanceolate and to 5 cm long, 6–11 mm wide, margins entire or almost so; upper surface glabrous to finely pubescent
Lasiopetalum schulzenii, commonly known as drooping velvet bush, is a common shrub of the mallow family. It was first described in the genus Corethrostylis by botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in a
Erect, cactus-like shrub, (0.1-)0.3-1.5 m high. Fl. yellow-green, Jul to Dec. Sandy soils, clay. Gypsum & limestone ridges, near salt lakes.
Small shrub to about 1m tall. Leaves whitish and furry, elongated, with edges rolled under. Petals almost non-existant, but the flower consistes mainly of calyx segments that are brightly coloured
Shrub, 0.4-2 m high. Fl. blue-purple, Feb to Dec. Variety of soils.
It has an annual to short-lived perennial life-cycle, and can be grown in cultivation as an annual or biennial. It has a herbaceous to sub-shrubby habit,
Thomasia is a genus of thirty relatively unknown Australian species belonging to the family Malvaceae. Plants in this family are usually characterised by having a large,
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.
Shrub, (0.1-)0.5-3 m high. Fl. blue-purple/violet, Mar or May or Jul to Dec. Red sandy soils, granite. Sand dunes, sandplains.
Shrub to 3m high with stellate hairs. Solitary flower on a stalk, lilac, darker and purplish towards the base, with deep red stamens. The flower rarely opens wide.
Wiry shrub to 2.5m tall. Stems and new shoots covered with rusty red hairs. Flowers are crowded in clusters. Calyx lobes are speckled outside with star shaped (stellate) hairs, smooth and pale inside.
A scraggy bush growing to about 2 meters in height. It grows a variety of soils ranging from red- brown sandy loams, the upper slopes of dunes to rocky out- crops.
Ranges from the Gascoyne,