Botanical name

Brachysiphon rupestris

Family

Penaeaceae

Status

Rare

Brachysiphon rupestris
Brachysiphon rupestris
Brachysiphon rupestris
Brachysiphon rupestris
Brachysiphon rupestris
Brachysiphon rupestris

Description

A stunted twiggy shrublet up to 20cm, often found growing from the cracks in rocks. The leaves are tough, oval and close together. Flowers are 2-toned pink in terminal clusters. rupes meaning rock or cliff.

 

Habitat

Rocky slopes growing out of cracks in rocks.

Flower Date

September to October