Metrosideros glaucus Bonpl. Melaleuca paludosa R.Br.
Callistemon glaucus is a shrub in the family Myrtaceae. The species is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It grows up to between 1 and 3 metres in height and has a slender, erect habit. Red flower spikes are produced between September and December in the species native range. It occurs on sandy or clay soils on swampy flats between Perth and Albany.
The species was first formally described in 1816 by French botanist Aimé Bonpland in Description des Plantes Rares cultivees a Malmaison et a Navarre as Metrosideros glaucum, which was later revised to Metrosideros glaucus. Robert Sweet transferred the species to the genus Callistemon in 1830 in Sweet's Hortus Britannicus. 
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