|Rock Fuchsia Bush E. freelingii, near Alice Springs, central Australia.|
Arthur Freeling was South Australian Surveyor-General through the 1850s, and
may have collected the specimen which von Mueller named.
|Desert Fuchsia E. gilesii, east of Uluru, central Australia.|
Named for the great 19th century desert explorer Ernest Giles, who collected the type specimen.
|E. alternifolia (above) and E. oppositifolia (below), |
both in Whyalla Conservation Park, South Australia.
|E. christopheri (the incorrect form christophori is also often met with), Olive Pink Botanic Gardens,|
Alice Springs. It is endemic to the southern Northern Territory.
|E. freelingii (above) and E. gilesii (below);|
these are close-ups of the shrubs illustrated above.
|E. rotundifolia, Coober Pedy, South Australia - this species is almost entirely|
restricted to that state.
|Scotia Bush E. scoparia, Nullarbor Plain.|
This one is found right across dryland southern Australia.
|E. willsii, Uluru NP, central Australia, where it grows on red sand dunes.|
It was named for William Wills, second in command of the famously disastrous Burke and Wills expedition,
in the year after his death.
|E. forrestii, Mount Magnet, central Western Australia.|
Von Mueller named this one for the impressive John Forrest, late 19th century explorer and politician.
|Tar Bush E. glabra, Shark Bay, Western Australia.|
A very widespread and familiar species, found in every mainland state.
|Berrigan, E. longifolia, Uluru NP. |
Another ubiquitous species found across the continent; it grows into a small tree.
|Spotted Emubush E. maculata, south-west Queensland.|
This hugely variable species can be mauve, blue, orange, red or yellow, and with or without spots!
|Kopi Poverty Bush E. miniata, Norseman, Western Australia.|
|Pixie Bush E. oldfieldii, Nallan Station, central Western Australia, east of Geraldton.|
Yes another named by von Mueller, this one for Augustus Oldfield, a British-born professional plant collector.
|Crimson Eremophila E. punicea, Nallan Station.|
The reason for the misleading common name is unclear.
|Bignonia Emubush E. bignonifolia, Windorah, south-west Queensland.|