Epacris reclinata

Epacris reclinata is a plant of the heath family Ericaceae. The species is native to New South Wales, Australia. It shares the common name fuchsia heath with the closely related Epacris longiflora.

Epacris reclinata
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Epacris
Species:
E. reclinata
Binomial name
Epacris reclinata
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Occurrence data from AVH

Plants grow up to 60 cm (24 in) in height and produce pink to red long tubular flowers between June and December in the species' native range.[2]

The species was formally described in 1868 in George Bentham's Flora Australiensis based on plant material collected by Allan Cunningham in the Blue Mountains.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Epacris reclinata A.Cunn. ex Benth". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Epacris reclinata". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 3 June 2014.