Greyia radlkoferi

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Greyia radlkoferi
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Francoaceae
Genus: Greyia
Species:
G. radlkoferi
Binomial name
Greyia radlkoferi

Greyia radlkoferi, the woolly bottlebrush or Natal bottlebrush, is a shrub or small tree, native to South Africa.[1] It grows up to 5 metres in height and has smooth yellowish bark, becoming grey and deeply furrowed as it matures. The leaves are oval or heart-shaped and woolly on the undersurface, which distinguishes the species from Greyia sutherlandii.The scarlet flowers occur in dense, upright clusters from July to October in the species native range.[1]

It is named for Ludwig Adolph Timotheus Radlkofer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Greyia radlkoferi". South African National Biodiversity Institute. Retrieved 2009-12-08.