Shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate, mostly 1-6 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm wide, margins entire or toothed. Flowers solitary on stalks 3-5 mm long. Flowers 2-3 cm long, without spots. Stamens protruding. Fruit to about 8 cm wide, dry or fleshy.
WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW, Vic
Variable and available in horticulture as a range of forms including those with red and yellow flowers and a prostrate habit.
E. latrobei F.Muell., Crimson Turkeybush, from WA, the NT, SA, Qld and NSW is a shrub to 3 m tall with red or purple-pink flowers (rarely white or yellow) and sepals edge to edge.
Source: (2002). Myoporaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.