Smooth Blue-flower
Leaves
Ellura
Smooth Blue-flower
Flower with Raindrops
 
    
Smooth Blue-flower (Halgania andromedifolia)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Lamiales
Family: Forget-me-not (Boraginaceae)
Species: Smooth Blue-flower (Halgania andromedifolia)
This Photo:     Bud & Leaf
Other name: Scented Blue-flower

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Smallish, stiff, shiny, green leaves. Pale green / white felted underneath.
Blossoms with a blue / pale-purple flower with 5 petals.
Leaves superficially resemble Beyeria lechenaultii leaves, but Halgania leaves are much larger and are pointy.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Aug-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)