Nuytsia R.Br.

Commemorating Pieter Nuyts,17th century Dutchman, who was on one of the first ships to explore the S and W coasts of WA in 1627.

See species description below. A highly floriferous tree grown in warmer climates.

1 species from WA.

Seed (grasses are generally used as host plants in containers).

Large clusters with orange to deep yellow, long, tubular flowers in 3s, each with 6-8 spreading petals.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Loranthaceae. 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     Santalanae
order      Santalales
family       Loranthaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Nuytsia floribunda (Labill.) Fenzl