Beaufortia incana   A Bottlebrush Endemic

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Named after the Duchess of Beaufort who had a large collection of plants in England, this genus of shrubs is a member of the Myrtaceae family and are generally known as Bottlebrush plants. The bright red aggregated flowers which are to be found on the branches of the shrub as well as terminally are pollinated both by insects and birds. The Beaufortia genus is endemic to south west Australia and his species to a small part of the wheat belt alone.

Beaufortia incana

Beaufortia incana A Bottlebrush

Harrismith Reserve 15th September 2007

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Beaufortia incana

W.A. WFS tour: Harrismith Reserve 15th September 2007

Added on 25th December 2007, uodated 23rd October 2008, updated 7th March 2014

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