Lambertia ericifolia R.Br.

Native Honeysuckle

Shrub to about 5 m tall. Leaves linear, to 2 cm long and 1.5 cm wide, margin rolled under, tip blunt. Flower clusters sometimes several together, each 7-flowered. Flowers irregular, spreading, not enclosed by the bracts, red, spreading outwards; mostly spring and summer. Fruit ovoid, 8-10 mm long.


Source: Spencer, R.; Molyneux, B.; Mathews, D. (2002). Proteaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Lambertia Sm.