Species Eriocephalus merxmuelleri (Kapok bush)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Magnoliopsida
  • --- order: Asterales
  • ---- family: Asteraceae
  • ----- species: Eriocephalus merxmuelleri
Characteristics:shrub, 1m tall, linear, smooth-margined leaves arranged in clusters, characteristic rosemary scent, white and purple flowers in daisy-heads at branch tips, the seed is hidden in white fluff (kapok)
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 84
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