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Family Rutaceae

Eriostemon australasius - Pink wax flower

An attractive shrub with pale pink flowers borne near the top of the branches. The leaves are lanceolate to linear, dark green, with a rough surface and rather conspicuous midvein underneath

Flowering: Only in spring

Habitat: Open forest, heath and coastal dunes, on sandy soils

Distribution: In Sydney widespread and common from coast to mountains. Also from south coast to Queensland, most common along the coast.

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