Escallonia laevis (Vell.) Sleumer

Evergreen shrub to about 2 m tall. Young shoots angled, glandular and resinous. Leaves mostly 4-7 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm wide, obovate to oblong, base tapered to the stalk; margin with teeth towards the blade tip only. Flowers in a short terminal cluster; autumn. Petals ovate, erect, red. Fruit about 4 mm wide.

E. organensis G. Gardner


Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Grossulariaceae. 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     [Saxifraganae]
order      Escalloniales
family       Escalloniaceae
genus        Escallonia Mutis