Beaufortia decussata R.Br.

Stiff shrub to 2 m or so tall. Leaves decussate, oval, about 1 cm long, ridged and with many nerves, the tips bent backwards. Flower spikes dark red; filaments 6-11 per bundle; spring to early summer.


Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Myrtaceae. 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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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Myrtales
family       Myrtaceae
genus        Beaufortia R.Br.