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Pimelea curviflora (Pimelea curviflora)


Subshrub or shrub, 20–150 cm high, stems hairy. Leaves mostly oblong to elliptic or oblanceolate, 5–20 mm long, 2–8 mm wide, hairy on both surfaces or almost so on the upper surface and the lower surface bearing hairs that are appressed to spreading and then short and fine and slightly tangled. Flowers in terminal heads, often elongating slightly in fruit. Bracts absent or poorly differentiated, usually shorter than the flowers. Flowers mostly 6–20 in each head, 5–12 mm long, dark red, yellow or greenish, mostly hairy. Fruit 2–4 mm long, green.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malvales

            • Family: Thymelaeaceae

              • Genus: Pimelea