Australian Native Plants

  Aotus ericoides (Common Aotus)


Aotus ericoides photo
Aotus ericoides Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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COMMON AOTUS FACTS

distribution map showing range of Aotus ericoides in Australia

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


Common Name
Common Aotus

Description
The Common Aotus is an upright spreading shrub. Flowers are yellow with red centre and produced in terminal sprays. Flowers in winter and spring.

Height
0.5m - 1.5m

Spread
0.5m - 1.5m

Wildlife Interest
attracts butterflies

Distribution
South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria., New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania.,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Fabales
Family:Fabaceae
Genus:Aotus
Species:ericoides
Common Name:Common Aotus