Common Name

Sticky Boobialla




Shrub to 2m tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, scattered or clustered, 2-11cm long, 5-40mm wide, flat, hairless, sticky, margins finely toothed, tips pointed..  Flowers white, often tinged pinkish purple, with purple spots inside, tubular, with 5 lobes, in groups of 3-7 on short stalks arising from the bases of the leaves.  Fruit purple, drying brown to blackish brown.  Family Myoporaceae in SA.

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Photo of flowers and leaves. Australian Plant Image Index, photographer Murray Fagg, Australian National Botanic Gardens, ACT