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Acradenia frankliniae

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Acradenia frankliniae is a shrub from the citrus family found in Western Tasmania. The Whitey-wood or Wirewood grows to three metres in height, the habitat is the rainforest floor, often found near streams. An attractive plant which is gaining popularity as an ornamental. The waxy leaves form in groups of three and are aromatic when crushed. White flowers appear in spring.[1] The fruit are small, yellow and pitted, resembling small, squat lemons which later dry up to form woody husks.

References

  1. ^ "Acradenia frankliniae". Native Plants & Animals of Tasmania. Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment - Tasmania. Retrieved 7 March 2012.

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Acradenia frankliniae: Brief Summary

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Acradenia frankliniae is a shrub from the citrus family found in Western Tasmania. The Whitey-wood or Wirewood grows to three metres in height, the habitat is the rainforest floor, often found near streams. An attractive plant which is gaining popularity as an ornamental. The waxy leaves form in groups of three and are aromatic when crushed. White flowers appear in spring. The fruit are small, yellow and pitted, resembling small, squat lemons which later dry up to form woody husks.

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