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

Flower cluster and leaves. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, Sunraysia NSW

Plant. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

Tobacco Bush; Tree Tobacco




Introduced short lived treelike shrub to 6m tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 4-23cm long, 15-80mm wide, flat, glaucous.  Flowers yellow, tubular, with five lobes, in a short 'panicle' at the top of the branches.

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 pages 582-583

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