Styphelia longifolia R.Br.


Family: Ericaceae

Genus: Styphelia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 6' tall

Description: 

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.

History: 

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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