Australian Native Plants

  Phebalium bullatum (Silvery Phebalium)


Phebalium bullatum photo
Phebalium bullatum (cultivated) Burnley Gardens, Burnley, Victoria, Australia

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




SILVERY PHEBALIUM FACTS

distribution map showing range of Phebalium bullatum in Australia

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


Common Name
Silvery Phebalium

Other Names
Desert Phebalium

Description
Silvery Phebalium is an upright shrub in the Rutaceae family growing to about two metres tall. The leaves are narrow and leathery with wavy margins. It produces clusters of five-petalled star-shaped yellow flowers in spring and summer.

Height
1m - 2m

Spread
0.6m - 2m

Habitat
found in mallee scrubland where it grows on sandy soil

Distribution
Silvery Phebalium is found in western Victoria, south and south east of South Australia, south west New South Wales,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Sapindales
Family:Rutaceae
Genus:Phebalium
Species:bullatum
Common Name:Silvery Phebalium


Relatives in same Genus
  Phebalium stenophyllum
  Phebalium whitei