Common name: Green Fuchsia-bush
Eremophila serrulata (A.Cunn. ex A.DC.) Druce APNI*
Description: Intricate, often resinous shrub to 2.5 m high, branches pubescent, hairs branched.
Leaves ovate to lanceolate, 2–6 cm long, 9–10 mm wide, apex acute or obtuse, margins entire or toothed, pubescent.
Flowers solitary in axils; pedicel 10–25 mm long. Sepals imbricate, obovate to oblanceolate, 7–5.17 mm long, 4–12 mm wide, apex obtuse and mucronate, glandular-pubescent, green. Corolla 20–30 mm long, greenish brown to brownish yellow, glandular-pubescent outside; lobes acute. Stamens exserted.
Fruit subglobose, 3.5–9 mm long and diam., dry, woody, glabrous.
Flowering: autumn to early spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows commonly in box, cypress pine, and Mulga communities on a variety of soils; west from Nyngan.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by R. J. Chinnock
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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