Grey Cottonhead

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    Grey Cottonhead @ Sydney Royal Botanic Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Grey Cottonhead
Formal Name
Conostylis candicans 'silver sunrise’
Alias
Grey Cottonhead
Habitat
Australia
Morph
perennial

Comment

What is Grey Cottonhead

Grey Cottonhead (scientific name: Conostylis candicans 'silver sunrise’ ) is native to Australia and is a perennial of the family Haemodorumidae. It grows naturally in the southwestern part of Western Australia. Flower stems, leaves and buds are covered with white fine hairs. Put out several flower stems from between the thin sword-shaped root leaves, extend the head-shaped flower from the tip, and attach about 10 to 40 yellow florets in a hemispherical shape.

Common name:Grey Cottonhead, Scientific name: Conostylis candicans 'silver sunrise',flower color: Yellow.

Detailed information

Order
Commelinales
Family
Haemodoraceae
Genus
Conostylis
Species
C. candicans 'silver sunrise’
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Urn
Leaf type
Sword
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleetSpecific area
Color
Yellow
Season
AugSepOct
Height
10 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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