YELLOW RICE-FLOWER FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Yellow Rice-flower is an upright shrub that grows to about two metres in height. The leathery leaves are rounded and attached to the stem with very short stalk. young stems are covered in hairs. The leaves grow to about 8 mm long and 6 mm wide. The flower heads are yellow, surrounded by two to four green bracts which are larger than the leaves. The flowers grow at the end of the branches. There is another subspecies of P. flava subsp. dichotoma (Diosma Rice-flower) which has white flowers and grows to one metre in height.
grows in woodland and eucalypt forest.
Pimelea flava ssp. Flava is found in south Australia, Victoria and Tasmania.
|Common Name:||Yellow Rice-flower|
Relatives in same Genus