Australian Native Plants

  Eremophila longifolia (Berrigan)


Eremophila longifolia photo
Eremophila longifolia, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




BERRIGAN FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eremophila longifolia in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Berrigan

Description
The Berrigan is a weeping shrub with long narrow leaves and pink or red hairy tubular flowers in spring and summer.

Height
2m - 4m

Spread
1.5m - 3m

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds and butterflies, caterpillar food source

Distribution
Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria., South Australia, Western Australia,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Myoporaceae
Genus:Eremophila
Species:longifolia
Common Name:Berrigan


Relatives in same Genus
  Eremophila abietina
  Eremophila alternifolia
  Eremophila bignoniiflora
  Eremophila bowmanii
  Eremophila brevifolia
  Eremophila decipiens
  Eremophila divaricata
  Eremophila glabra 'Murchison Magic'
  Eremophila hygrophana
  Eremophila laanii
  Eremophila macdonnellii
  Eremophila nivea
  Eremophila oldfieldii ssp oldfieldii
  Eremophila oppositifolia
  Eremophila scoparia
  Eremophila subteretifolia