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Lambertia formosa

Honey flower, Mountain devil

Family: Proteaceae

Lambertia formosa is a rigidly branched shrub up to 2m high and wide. It is widespread over open forests and heath,

The leaves are 3-5 cm long, hard, glossy green, paler underneath, with a sharp point.

The fruit of Lambertia formosa is about 10mm across, woody with a short beak and a long horn on each of the two valves - the Mountain Devil.

Lambertia formosa flowers through the year but mainly in the spring and early summer.

Lambertia formosa

 

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Lambertia formosa

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