Eremophila latrobei

Small shrub with red flowers from the Edgar Range, south to the Murchison. Has a number of variations in leaf form and flower colour.

Eremophila latrobei

Eremophila latrobei

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Eremophila latrobei. Extracts of Eremophila latrobei subsp. glabra (Scrophulariaceae) show antiviral activity against Ross River virus. Photo: Hans Lambers.
For further information: Hopper SD and Lambers H 2014 Human relationships with and use of kwongkan plants and lands. In Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia, a Global Biodiversity Hotspot. Ed. H Lambers. pp 285-305. University of Western Australia Publishing, Crawley.

Kwongan Foundation's photo.

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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