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Eremophila latrobei  F.Muell.
Crimson Turkey Bush
Flower colour varies from bright red to yellow. Common across central Australia with  3  subspecies shown here:

Eremophila latrobei subsp glabra
Eremophila latrobei subsp latrobei
Eremophila latrobei subsp warty leaves


Eremophila latrobei subsp. glabra  (L.S.Sm.) Chinnock
  Eremophila latrobei subsp. glabra Eremophila latrobei subsp. glabra
 
  Description:Flower Description: Flowers
  Location:Windorah Town Common, Western Queensland Location: Windorah Town Common, Western Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 25˚23.3190S 142˚40.9640E GPS coordinates: 25˚23.3190S 142˚40.9640E
  Date of photo:1 July 2009 Date of photo:1 July 2009
  Field No.:U254 Field No.:U254
     
  Eremophila latrobei subsp. glabra Eremophila latrobei subsp. glabra
 
  Description:Flowers (yellow form) Description:Bush
  Location:Windorah Nature Trail, Western Queensland Location:Windorah Nature Trail, Western 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.:522 Field No.:522
     
  Eremophila latrobei subsp. glabra Eremophila latrobei subsp. glabra
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Flowers
  Location:Anne Beadell Highway, South Australia Location:Finke, Central Australia, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates: 28˚54.885S 132˚50.835E GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:9 August 2012 Date of photo:22 June 2007
  Field No.:1172 Field No.:U255
     

Eremophila latrobei  F.Muell. subsp. latrobei
Native Fuschia

 
  Eremophila latrobei  subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei  subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Flower and leaves
  Location: Yuendemu Rd , Alice Springs, Northern Territory Location:Yuendemu 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.:765B Field No.:765B
     
  Eremophila latrobei  subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei  subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Flower- side view Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Winton to Boulia, Western Queensland Location:Winton to Boulia, Western Queensland
GPS coordinates: 22˚38.729S 141˚09.673E GPS coordinates: 22˚38.729S 141˚09.673E
  Date of photo:5 August 2012 Date of photo:5 August 2012
Field No.: 1106 Field No.: 1106
     
  Eremophila latrobei  subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei  subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia Location:Winton to Boulia, Western Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 22˚28.589S 126˚15.625E GPS coordinates: 22˚38.729S 141˚09.673E
  Date of photo:14 August 2012 Date of photo:5 August 2012
  Field No.: 1222 Field No.: 1106
     
  Eremophila latrobei  subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei  subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant
  Location:Hilditch Hill, Newman, Western Australia Location:Hilditch Hill, Newman, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:23˚20.7534S, 11944.6946E GPS coordinates:23˚20.7534S, 11944.6946E
  Date of photo: 3 August 2016 Date of photo: 3 August 2016
  Field No.:5276 Field No.:5276
     
  Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Plant Description:Fruit
  Location:14K E of Meekatharra, Western Australia Location:14K E of Meekatharra, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:26˚34.7928S, 11839.5988E GPS coordinates:26˚34.7928S, 11839.5988E
  Date of photo:5  August 2016 Date of photo:5  August 2016
  Field No.:5316 Field No.:5316
     
  Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Flower - side view Description:Flower
  Location:14K E of Meekatharra, Western Australia Location:14K E of Meekatharra, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:26˚34.7928S, 11839.5988E GPS coordinates:26˚34.7928S, 11839.5988E
  Date of photo:5  August 2016 Date of photo:5  August 2016
  Field No.:5316 Field No.:5316
     
  Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower and leaves
  Location:The  Granites, Mt Magnet, Western Australia Location:The  Granites, Mt Magnet, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:28˚00.3384S, 11751.3888E GPS coordinates:28˚00.3384S, 11751.3888E
  Date of photo:7 August 2016 Date of photo:7 August 2016
  Field No.:5365 Field No.:5365
     
  Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Flowers and warty leaves Description:Flowers and warty leaves
  Location:14K E of Meekatharra, Western Australia Location:14K E of Meekatharra, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:26˚34.7928S, 11839.5988E GPS coordinates:26˚34.7928S, 11839.5988E
  Date of photo:5  August 2016 Date of photo:5  August 2016
  Field No.:5319 Field No.:5319
     
  Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei Eremophila latrobei subsp. latrobei
 
  Description:Flower - side view Description:Plant
  Location:24K S of Newman, Western Australia Location:24K S of Newman, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:23˚39.2070S, 11944.6226E GPS coordinates:23˚39.2070S, 11944.6226E
  Date of photo:4  August 2016 Date of photo:4  August 2016
  Field No.:5283 Field No.:5283
     

Eremophila latrobei   subsp. warty leaves (M.Officer 230)
Warty Fuschia Bush
  Eremophila latrobei  subsp. warty leaves Eremophila latrobei  subsp. warty leaves
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower - side view and warty leaves
  Location:57K N of Mullewa, Western Australia Location:57K N of Mullewa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates: 28˚06.055S 115˚41.307E GPS coordinates: 28˚06.055S 115˚41.307E
  Date of photo:29 August 2015 Date of photo:29 August 2015
  Field No.: 3504 Field No.: 3504
     
  Eremophila latrobei  subsp. warty leaves Eremophila latrobei  subsp. warty leaves
 
  Description:Flowers and warty leaves Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:57K N of Mullewa, Western Australia Location:57K N of Mullewa, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates: 28˚06.055S 115˚41.307E GPS coordinates: 28˚06.055S 115˚41.307E
  Date of photo:29  August 2015 Date of photo:29 August 2015
  Field No.: 3504 Field No.: 3504
     

References (accessed 5 May 2017):

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

Chinnock, R.J. (2007), Eremophila and allied genera. A monograph of the plant family Myoporaceae, Rosenberg Publishing

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

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



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