Euchilopsis linearisCommon name: Swamp pea

Meaning of name: Euchilopsis is derived from the genus Euchilus and the Greek word opsis, meaning appearance. Linearis is Latin for linear.

Distribution: Occurs from Moore River to Albany.

Remarks: A prostrate to ascending shrub to 1.2 metres tall. The orange to red flowers are produced from June to December.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.

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