Flowers and leaves. Photo: Don Wood, planted at Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Flowers and leaves. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, Burrendong Arboretum, Wellington, NSW

Shrub. Photo: Don Wood, planted at Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

Narrow-leaf Fuchsia Bush; Native Honeysuckle




Shrub to 3m tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems or scattered, 2-5.5cm long, 1-5mm wide, narrow cylindrical to flat, hairless, often slightly sticky, with a curved or straight point.  Flowers red, sometimes pink or yellow, tubular, 2-lipped, with five lobes, solitary at the bases of the leaves.  Family Myoporaceae in SA.

Possibly native to the area covered by this key. One record (1892) just outside the area, in SA.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 606.

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