Botanical name

Diastella divaricata subsp. montana

Family

Proteaceae

Status

Vulnerable

Diastella divaricata subsp. montana
Diastella divaricata subsp. montana

Description

The name Diastella derives from the Greek word Diastellein meaning to separate and referring to the soft silky-haired perianth segments which are free to the base. At the tips of the flowering branches the flowers are crowded into 10mm - 12mm diameter "powderpuff" heads.

Habitat

Cool moist mountain slopes

Flower Date

All year