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Adenanthos obovatus
2014-10-14 12:02:16

Adenanthos obovatus is a shrub species. The species may also be referred to as the Basket flower, the Jugflower, Glandflower, and the Stick-in-the-jug. The plant belongs to the Proteaceae family. A. obovatus can be found only in Southwest Australia. Adenanthos obovatus have many stems. The plant will grow to approximately 3 feet in height and 4.9 feet in diameter. The plant’s long, oval...

Adenanthos macropodianus
2014-10-14 11:59:16

Adenanthos macropodianus is a shrub species. The plant may also be referred to as the Gland Flower or the Kangaroo Island gland flower. A. macropodianus belongs to the Proteaceae family. This species can be found only on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Adenanthos macropodianus was listed as a variety of A. sericeus for over 100 years until finally in 1970 the plant was given its own species...

Adenanthos detmoldii
2014-10-14 11:54:32

Adenanthos detmoldii is a shrub species. The species may also be referred to as the Scott River jugflower or the Yellow jugflower. This plant belongs to the Proteaceae family. The shrub can be found in Western Australia. Adenanthos detmoldii is an upright growing shrub. It reaches heights of 13 feet tall. The shrub produces leaves that measure 80 millimeters in length and 5 millimeters wide....

Adenanthos cuneatus
2014-10-14 11:50:36

Adenanthos cuneatus is a shrub species. The species is also known as the Coastal jugflower, Flame bush, Bridle bush and Sweat bush. The plant belongs to the Proteaceae family and can be found on the south coast of Western Australia. The species grows most abundant between King George Sound and Israelite Bay. Its heathland environment offers siliceous sandplain soil with good drainage and this...

Xylomelum pyriforme
2014-10-14 11:43:24

Xylomelum pyriforme is most commonly known as the woody pear. It is a species of tree in the Proteaceae family. The species name is derived from Latin. "Pyrus" means pear and "formus" means shape. X. pyriforme is classified as a large shrub or a small tree. It usually grows 13 to 16 feet high, although trees of up to 50 feet high have been documented in the Howes Valley northwest of Sydney....

Telopea truncata
2014-10-14 11:32:45

Telopea truncata is a shrub or small tree species. The species may also be referred to commonly as the Tasmanian waratah. T. truncata belongs to the Proteaceae family. The plant can be found growing naturally only in Tasmania in Australia. The T. truncata species will typically grow to approximately 10 feet tall. The mulit-stemmed plant occasionally grows as a single stemmed plant, in which...

Telopea speciosissima
2014-10-14 11:30:09

Telopea speciosissima is a large shrub species. The species may also be referred to commonly as the New South Wales waratah or just, Waratah. T. speciosissima is a member of the Proteaceae family. The plant can be found naturally only in New South Wales, Australia. In fact, the species is the floral emblem of the state. To date, there are no subspecies of this plant. T. speciosissima plants...

Telopea oreades
2014-10-14 11:22:05

Telopea oreades is a large shrub species, the plant may grow large enough to be considered in the small tree classification. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Gippsland Mountain or the Victorian waratah. T. oreades belongs to the Proteaceae family and can be found in southeastern Australia. Telopea oreades plants grow between 30 and 65 feet tall. Its grey/brown trunk may...

Telopea mongaensis
2014-10-14 11:17:48

Telopea mongaensis is a shrub species that may also be classified as a small tree. The species may also be commonly referred to as Monga waratah or Braidwood waratah. The plant is a member of the Proteaceae family. T. mongaensis grows naturally only in southeastern New South Wales, Australia. Telopea mongaensis typically grows up to 20 feet tall. The plants narrow leaves measure anywhere...

Stenocarpus salignus
2014-10-14 11:13:28

Stenocarpus salignus is a shrub species, occasionally the plant may grow to heights that may classify it as a small tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scrub beefwood. The rainforest tree belongs to the Proteaceae family and is found growing naturally only in Australia. S. salignus plants typically grow between 30 and 65 feet tall. Occasionally the plant has...

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