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Eremophila alternifolia R.Br.
Poverty Bush / Emu  Bush

A variable species with a broad leaved form from the Great Australian Bight.

 
  Eremophila alternifolia Eremophila alternifolia
  Description:Flower Description: Bud
  Location:Flinders Ranges,South Australia Location:Flinders Ranges,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚20.657S,138˚33.457E GPS coordinates:31˚20.657S,138˚33.457E
  Date of photo: 6 August 2011 Date of photo: 6 August 2011
  Field No.: 935  Field No.: 935
     
Eremophila alternifolia Eremophila alternifolia
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flower
  Location:Flinders Ranges,South Australia Location:Flinders Ranges,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚20.657S,138˚33.457E GPS coordinates:31˚20.657S,138˚33.457E
  Date of photo: 6 August 2011 Date of photo: 6 August 2011
  Field No.: 935 Field No.: 935
     
  Eremophila alternifolia Eremophila alternifolia
 
  Description:Flower Description:Calyx
  Location:Road to Mt Wudinna, Eyre Peninsula,South Australia Location:Flinders Ranges,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚59.702S,135˚32.323E GPS coordinates:31˚20.657S,138˚33.457E
  Date of photo: 11 August 2011 Date of photo: 6 August 2011
  Field No.: 961 Field No.: 935
     
  Eremophila alternifolia Eremophila alternifolia
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Flower and leaves
  Location:Mt Wudinna, Eyre Peninsula,South Australia Location:Mt Wudinna, Eyre Peninsula,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚59.086S, 135°32.847E GPS coordinates:32˚59.086S, 135°32.847E
  Date of photo: 14 November 2014 Date of photo: 14 November 2014
  Field No.:2926 Field No.:2926
     
  Eremophila alternifolia Eremophila alternifolia
 
Description:Plant in habitat on  cliff overlooking the Southern Ocean Description:Flower
  Location:Eyre Highway, Nullabor Plain, South Australia Location:Eyre Highway, Nullabor Plain, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚38.971S,129˚12.528E GPS coordinates:31˚38.971S,129˚12.528E
  Date of photo:14 July 2014 Date of photo:14 July 2014
  Field No.: 2705 Field No.: 2705
     
  Eremophila alternifolia Eremophila alternifolia
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Eyre Highway, Nullabor Plain, South Australia Location:Eyre Highway, Nullabor Plain, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚38.971S,129˚12.528E GPS coordinates:31˚38.971S,129˚12.528E
  Date of photo:14 July 2014 Date of photo:14 July 2014
  Field No.: 2705 Field No.: 2705
     
     

Reference (accessed 1 May 2017):

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Eremophila&species=alternifolia

Chinnock R J (2007), Eremophila and allied genera A Monograph of the Myoporaceae, Rosenberg Publishers

 

 

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Eremophila alternifolia