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Pimelea octophylla (Pimelea octophylla)


Pimelea octophylla, commonly known as woolly riceflower or downy riceflower, is a shrub in the family Thymelaeaceae. The speciesis native to south-eastern Australia. It grows up to 1 metre high and produces cream to pale yellow terminal flowerheads with long white hairs. The flowerheads have 25 to 150 flowers The leaves are 2 to 15 mm long and 0.5 to 5 mm wide.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malvales

            • Family: Thymelaeaceae

              • Genus: Pimelea