Mallee Cryptandra
Buds
Murray Mallee Region
Mallee Cryptandra
Flower
 
                      
Mallee Cryptandra (Cryptandra magniflora)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Roses (Rosales)
Family: Buckthorn (Rhamnaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Mallee Cryptandra (Cryptandra magniflora)
This Photo:     🔍Flowers🔎
Synonym: Cryptandra propinqua

Thank you Geoffrey Cox for confirming and Ralph Foster for helping with the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
The most notable difference between these and other cryptandra species are the bronze/brown bracts that cover the flower tube.

Copyright © 2020-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Jul-2020
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)