Beaufortia squarrosa Schauer

Sand Bottlebrush

Variable shrub to 2 m tall. Leaves decussate, oval, about 8 mm long, 4 mm wide, overlapping, bent back. Flowers in terminal heads, orange-red to dark red; filaments mostly 3 per bundle; spring to 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.