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Darwinia grandiflora

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Kingdom  Plantae
Genus  Darwinia
Order  Myrtales
Family  Myrtaceae
Rank  Species
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Similar  Darwinia, Darwinia macrostegia, Darwinia taxifolia, Darwinia leiostyla, Darwinia squarrosa

Darwinia grandiflora is a shrub which is endemic to New South Wales in Australia. It has a prostrate habit, growing up to 0.5 metres high. Red flowers are produced in clusters of 4 to 6 in winter.

The species was formally described in 1867 by English botanist George Bentham in Flora Australiensis as a subspecies of Darwinia taxifolia. It was promoted to species level in 1962.

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Darwinia grandiflora Wikipedia


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