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Eremophila verrucosa

Citation: Chinn., J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 1:255 (1979).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Broom-like shrub 1-2 m tall; branches densely tuberculate, scaly; leaves opposite, linear-elliptic to linear-oblanceolate, 5-16 x 1.4-2.2 mm, apex uncinate, surface flat or channelled along the adaxial side, keeled along the abaxial side, margins entire, clothed with yellowish-grey persistent scales.

Flowers 1 or rarely 2 in axils; pedicel 1.5-2.5 mm long, straight, scaly; sepals imbricate, equal, green, linear-lanceolate, 5-16 x 1.4-2.2 mm, acute, outside surface scaly, inside surface glandular-pubescent but with branched hairs along the margins and near the apex; corolla 15-25 mm long, lilac to deep-purple rarely white, tube white inside, purple-spotted, outside surface densely stellate-pubescent, inside of tube arachnoid-hairy, hirsute around filament bases, lobes glabrous, obtuse; stamens included, filaments sparsely to densely bearded at the base, otherwise glabrous; anthers with long arachnoid hairs; ovary tomentose to lanate, style densely villous in the lower half, sparsely hairy above.

Fruit dry, ovoid to broadly ovoid, tomentose to lanate.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: No flowering time is available

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