Lomatia ferruginea R. Br.
Lomatia ferruginea (39272 Bytes)
Small erect shrub up to 1 m high. Leaves fern-like, pinnate or double pinnate, leathery, 10 to 12 cm long, 5 cm wide, pubescent and brownish beneath, dull green above. Stems reddish-brown. Yellow petals, scarlet inside. Flowers appear in June with up to 15 cm long racemes. Pistil long stalked and curved.

Home: Chile

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Cultivated: Tasmania

Author: Rainer Oberle

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Lomatia ferruginea by Plants for a future database

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