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Eremophila interstans

Citation: Diels, Bot. Jb. 35:540 (1905).

Synonymy: Pholidia interstans S. Moore, J. Linn. Soc.(Bot.) 34:210 (1895).

Common name: None

Broom-like shrub or small tree 1-6 m tall; branches non-tuberculate, glabrous or sparsely obscurely pubescent, prominently etched, slightly viscid; leaves alternate, scattered, linear-subterete, 4-33 x 0.5-1.2 mm, glabrous or with scattered hairs on the adaxial surface, prominently etched, slightly viscid.

Flowers 1-4 per axil; pedicel 2.5-4 mm long, glandular-papillose, viscid; sepals valvate, pale-yellow, elliptic to oblanceolate, 3-6.5 x 1-2.5 mm, obtuse to broadly acute, prominently veined after flowering, glabrous except for the ciliate margins; corolla 6-10 mm long, cream, unspotted, outside surface pubescent, inside of tube villous, lobes with flattened tongue-like hairs, obtuse; stamens included, glabrous; ovary hirsute, style glabrous or hirsute.

Fruit dry, crustaceous, ovoid, 2-3.5 x 1.8-2.5 mm, hirsute.

image of FSA3_Eremophila_int.jpg Branch, flower and fruit.
Image source: fig. 611D in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).

Distribution:  In S.Aust. restricted to slopes and ridges of the Uno Range.


Conservation status: native

Flowering time: mainly Aug. — Sept.

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