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Eremophila gilesii  F.Muell.
Desert Fuschia Bush
Two subspecies are shown here:

  Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii
  Eremophila gilesii subsp. variabilis



Eremophila gilesii  F.Muell. subsp. gilesii
Common in south west Queensland especially around Charleville - known locally as the Charleville Turkey Bush.


  Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii
 
  Description:Flowers Description: Bush
  Location: Charleville, Western Queensland Location: Charleville, Western Queensland
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:10 August 2010 Date of photo: 10 August 2010
  Field No.:U253 Field No.:U253
     
  Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii
 
  Description:Flower Description: Bush
  Location: Windorah Nature Trail, Windorah, Queensland Location: Windorah Nature Trail, Windorah, Queensland
  GPS coordinates:25˚23.4280S,142˚42.8810E GPS coordinates:25˚23.4280S,142˚42.8810E
  Date of photo:1 July 2009 Date of photo: 1 July 2009
  Field No.: 523 Field No.: 523
     
  Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii
 
  Description: Bush in good conditions Description:Flowers - Pale form
  Location: Yuendumu Rd, Alice Springs, Northern Territory Location: Yuendumu Rd, Alice Springs, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:23˚31.801S,133˚40.040E GPS coordinates:23˚31.801S,133˚40.040E
  Date of photo: 3 October 2010 Date of photo: 3 October 2010
  Field No.:756A Field No.:756A
     
  Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii
 
  Description: Bush in dry conditions Description:Fruit showing hairs
  Location: Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia Location: Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:27˚31.198S,126˚14.021E GPS coordinates:27˚31.198S,126˚14.021E
  Date of photo: 14 August 2012 Date of photo: 14 August 2012
  Field No.:1221 Field No.:1221
     
  Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii Eremophila gilesii subsp. gilesii
 
  Description: Calyx Description: Plants in habitat
  Location: Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia Location: Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:27˚31.198S,126˚14.021E GPS coordinates:27˚31.198S,126˚14.021E
  Date of photo: 14 August 2012 Date of photo: 14 August 2012
  Field No.:1221 Field No.:1221
     

Eremophila gilesii  subsp. variabilis Chinnock
     
  Eremophila gilesii subsp. variabilis Eremophila gilesii subsp. variabilis
 
  Description: Flower Description: Flower
  Location: 48K S of Kumarina, Western Australia Location: 48K S of Kumarina, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:25˚05.7438S, 11922.7610E GPS coordinates:25˚05.7438S, 11922.7610E
  Date of photo: 4 August 2016 Date of photo: 4 August 2016
  Field No.:5296 Field No.:5296
     
  Eremophila gilesii subsp. variabilis Eremophila gilesii subsp. variabilis
 
  Description: Flower and leaves Description: Plant in habitat
  Location: 48K S of Kumarina, Western Australia Location: 48K S of Kumarina, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:25˚05.7438S, 11922.7610E GPS coordinates:25˚05.7438S, 11922.7610E
  Date of photo: 4 August 2016 Date of photo: 4 August 2016
  Field No.:5296 Field No.:5296
     

References (accessed 2 May 2017):

http://anpsa.org.au/e-gile.html

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/7214

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Eremophila~gilesii

Brown  and  Buirchell (2011), A Field Guide to the Eremophilas of Western Australia, Simon Nevill Publications

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/17176

 

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Eremophila gilesii