Calytrix violacea facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCalytrix violacea
The shrub typically grows to a height of 0.15 to 0.45 metres (0.5 to 1.5 ft). It usually blooms between August and November producing purple-blue-violet star-shaped flowers.
The species was first formally described as Lhotskya violacea by the botanist John Lindley in 1839 as part of his work A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Swan River Colony it was later reclassified into 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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