Prionotes cerinthoides (Labill.) R. Br.
Epacris cerinthoides Labill.
Epacridaceae
Prionotes cerinthoides (45638 Bytes)
A small, evergreen, climbing or ground covering plant with thick, leathery, oblong leaves, 0.5 cm wide and 0.5 to 1.2 cm long. Margins toothed, glabrous, leaves short stalked. Crimson, tubular flowers with 5 petals, 2.5 cm long appear out of terminal, axillary buds in summer.

Home: Tasmania endemic

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Cultivated: Tasmania and Europe

Author: Rainer Oberle

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Prionotes cerinthoides by Plants for a future database

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