Billardiera sericophora

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Billardiera sericophora
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Pittosporaceae
Genus: Billardiera
Species: B. sericophora
Binomial name
Billardiera sericophora
F. Muell.
Synonyms

Billardiera. cymosa var. sericophora (F. Muell.) Benth

Billardiera sericophora is a small spreading shrub in the family Pittosporaceae. The species is endemic to South Australia. Cream to yellow or pale purple flowers appear between August and December in the species native range. These are followed by cylindrical berries that are about 25 mm long and 8 mm in diameter.[1] The species was formally described by botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in 1852 following its discovery during a botanical survey of Port Lincoln by Carl Wilhelmi.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billardiera sericophora". Electronic Flora of South Australia Fact Sheet. State Herbarium of South Australia. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Billardiera sericophora". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 

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