Calothamnus villosus R.Br. ex W.T.Aiton
Silky net bush, woolly net bush
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Myrtales||Includes myrtles, leadwoods, loosestrifes, pomegranates, evening primroses, many others|
|Family||Myrtaceae||Myrtle family, include myrtle, clove, guava, feijoa, allspice, and eucalyptus|
About plant names...
This is an Australian native that does not occur in the wild in North America.
See this great photo at ubcbotanicalgarden.org
Identification: Leaves are evergreen, needle-like, covered with
fuzz. This shrub
is less than 4' (1.2 m) high. Flowers are similar to those of bottlebrush.
From Loddiges, C., Botanical Cabinet, 1817
Calothamnus villosus on botanyphoto.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca
Calothamnus villosus on Desert-tropicals.com
Calothamnus villosus at the Australian Native Plants Nursery
Calothamnus villosus at the Australian Government's Australian National Botanic Gardens
Calothamnus villosus on BotanicalIllustrations.org
Calothamnus villosus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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5/25/2009 · Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, Arizona
≈ 4 × 5½' (1.2 × 1.8 m)
Range: Zones 9-11:
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