Australian Native Plants

  Eremophila macdonnellii (MacDonnells Desert Fuchsia)


Eremophila macdonnellii photo
Eremophila macdonnellii (culivated, labelled) Geelong Botanic Gardens, Victoria, Australia

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




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eremophila macdonnellii in Australia

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


Common Name
MacDonnells Desert Fuchsia

Description
MacDonnell's Desert Fuchsia is small spreading shrub. The leaves are small and thick and covered in short hairs. It has solitary pink to purple flowers produced on long stalks in winter, spring and summer.

Height
0.5m - 1.8m

Spread
0.5m - 5m

Propagation
cuttings

Distribution
Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Myoporaceae
Genus:Eremophila
Species:macdonnellii
Common Name:MacDonnells Desert Fuchsia


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