Callistemon citrinus (Curtis) Stapf

Common name

English: Crimson Bottlebrush, Red Bottlebrush

German: Flaschenputzerbaum, Zylinderputzer

Portuguese: Limpa Garrafas

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Myrtales (71)

        Family: Myrtaceae (17) (family description)

          Genus: Callistemon (1)

           Epithet: citrinus (Curtis) Stapf (1)

citrinus => lemon, referring to the scent of the leaves

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: red

External links

Check for Callistemon citrinus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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