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Common name

English: Crimson Bottlebrush, Red Bottlebrush

German: Flaschenputzerbaum, Zylinderputzer

Portuguese: Limpa Garrafas

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Myrtaceae (20)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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