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Genus: Calothamnus

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid II > Order: Myrtales > Family: Myrtaceae

About 39 species, endemic to southwestern Australia. Five species are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Calothamnus asper

Native to southwestern Australia.

 

Calothamnus quadrifidus

Native to southwestern Australia.

 

Calothamnus rupestris

Native to southwestern Australia.

 

Calothamnus sanguineus (Bloodflower)

Native to southwestern Australia.

 

Calothamnus villosus

Native to southwestern Australia.

 

Links

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 

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