crimson bottlebrush

Melaleuca citrina

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Melaleuca citrina, commonly known as common red, crimson or lemon bottlebrush, is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to New South Wales and Victoria in Australia. (Some Australian state herbaria continue to use the name Callistemon citrinus. Callistemon lanceolatus is an older name.) It is a hardy and adaptable species, common in its natural habitat. It is widely cultivated, not only in Australia, often as a species of Callis

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  1. (c) Alfonso Gutiérrez Aldana, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://conabio.inaturalist.org/photos/1713769
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melaleuca_citrina

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