Astroloma foliosum

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Astroloma foliosum
Astroloma foliosum - UC Santa Cruz Arboretum - DSC07490.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Astroloma
Species: A. foliosum
Binomial name
Astroloma foliosum

Astroloma foliosum, commonly known as candle cranberry, is a small shrub species in the family Ericaceae. It is endemic to the Perth region in Western Australia.[2]

The species was formally described in 1845 by German botanist Otto Wilhelm Sonder based on plant material collected at Maddington.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Astroloma foliosum Sond". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ "Astroloma foliosum Sond". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.