Lomatia tinctoria R.Br.

Guitar Plant


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Lomatia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall

Description: 

Leaves divided, leaflets dark green. Flowers cream, on racemes in leaf axils or terminal.

See Australian Plant Image Index for photographs.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 199 in 1810.

From Van Diemans Island, where our countryman Mr. David Nelson long ago discovered it. (Cult. Prot. T. tinctorius)

Synonyms Embothrium tinctorium Labill., Tricondylus tinctorius Salisb. ex Knight.

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