Verticordia plumosa (Desf.) Druce

Erect shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves to 1.5 cm long, crowded, nearly cylindrical. Flowers in dense clusters, 8-9 mm wide, pink or white; spring. Floral tube about 2 mm long, not ribbed but covered with hair. Sepals divided into 5-7 linear lobes. Petals 3-3.5 mm long, entire. Ovules 4.


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        Verticordia D C.