Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Homoranthus thomasii

Myrtaceae

Form and Size: A small, slender shrub, 1.5-2m high, with erect branches

Distribution: Inland, central Qld., on sandstone escarpments

Leaves: Opposite, spoon-shaped, thickened, aromatic, grey-green, smooth, recurved point at the tip, 0.6-1.5cm x 0.2-0.5cm

Flowers: Pink, about 1cm long, pendulous; in clusters in the upper leaf axils

Flowering Period: April to August and sporadic

Fruit: A small nut

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from cuttings, which may be slow to develop roots
A good container plant, needing partial shade Previously Darwinia thomasii

 

Homeranthus thomasii