Guichenotia macrantha Turcz.

Large-flowered Guichenotia

Small erect shrub. Young shoots densely hairy. Leaves to 6-7 cm long, more or less linear and with distinctive wrinkling; blunt-tipped, dark green above, rusty below; stipules similar to the leaves but slightly shorter. Flowers pinkish-purple, about 2.5 cm wide, 1-3 together on nodding individual stalks. Sepals each with 3 ribs; late winter to spring. Fruit with 5 chambers.


Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Sterculiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malvales
family       Malvaceae
genus        Guichenotia J.Gay