Calytrix merrelliana facts for kids
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The spreading shrub typically grows to a height of 0.1 to 0.25 metres (0.3 to 0.8 ft). It usually blooms between October and January producing purple-violet star-shaped flowers.
The species was first formally described as Lhotzkya violacea var. merrelliana by the botanist Ferdinand von Mueller and R. Tate in 1896 in the work Botany. Phanerogams and Vascular Cryptogams. Transactions and proceedings and report, Royal Society of South Australia. It was reclassified in the genus Calytrix by Lyndley Craven in 1987 in the article A taxonomic revision of Calytrix Labill. (Myrtaceae) in the journal Brunonia.
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