Australian Native Plants

  Eremophila laanii (Common Emu-bush)


Eremophila laanii photo
Eremophila laanii, Geelong Botanic Gardens, Victoria, Australia

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




COMMON EMU-BUSH FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eremophila laanii in Australia

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


Common Name
Common Emu-bush

Description
The Common Emu-bush is a dense evergreen spreading shrub with lance shaped green, slightly hairy leaves. Flowers are white, pink or reddish-pink and produced in winter, spring and summer.

Height
1m - 3m

Spread
1m - 3m

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Myoporaceae
Genus:Eremophila
Species:laanii
Common Name:Common Emu-bush


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 longifolia
  Eremophila macdonnellii
  Eremophila nivea
  Eremophila oldfieldii ssp oldfieldii
  Eremophila oppositifolia
  Eremophila scoparia
  Eremophila subteretifolia