Styphelia longifolia R.Br.

Family: Ericaceae

Genus: Styphelia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall


Erect form. Sandy soil. Linear pointed leaves to 2" long. Green-yellow flowers, tubular to 1" long with stamens protruding over 1/2" from the tube.

From Bot. Reg. It is a woody shrub, with hard leaves. The plant we saw, was about three feet high, and leafless below the branches.


Native to Australia.

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 537 in 1810.

The name is unresolved.

Also published in Bot. Reg. 1: 24 in 1815.

From Bot. Reg. Native of New-South-Wales; found by Mr. Brown in the neighbourhood of Port-Jackson. It approaches in the colour of the flower to viridiflora, but is very different in the foliage...


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