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Callistemon citrinus (Curtis) Skeels
crimson bottlebrush

General Information
Symbol: CACI15
Group: Dicot
Family: Myrtaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: PR   I
L48   I
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
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Symbol Scientific Name
MECI14 Melaleuca citrina (Curtis) Dum. Cours.
CALA70 Callistemon lanceolatus (Sw.) DC.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Myrtales
Family Myrtaceae – Myrtle family
Genus Callistemon R. Br. – bottlebrush
Species Callistemon citrinus (Curtis) Skeels – crimson bottlebrush

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Description of Values

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