Australian Native Plants

  Micromyrtus leptocalyx


Micromyrtus leptocalyx photo
Micromyrtus leptocalyx, Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

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




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Micromyrtus leptocalyx in Australia

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


Description
Micromyrtus is a genus of shrubs belonging to the Myrtaceae family. They are endemic to Australia. Micromyrtus leptocalyx is a small shrub with clusters of small star-shaped white flowers. The leaves are small and fleshy.

Height
1m to 2.5m

Spread
1m to 2.5m

Distribution
Queensland

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Micromyrtus
Species:leptocalyx