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Dwarf chenille plant Native to Florida and the Caribbean. A bushy shrub with a low growing habit, ovate green leaves with a serrated margin.<br />
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Producing pinky-red catkin like woolly tail flowers up to 10 cm long, in summer and autumn.<br />
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This is &#039;Stephie&#039; cultivar.<br />
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Producing pinky-red catkin like woolly tail flowers up to 10 cm long, in summer and autumn.<br />
<br />
This is &#039;Stephie&#039; cultivar. <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/107198/dwarf_chenille_plant.html<br />
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Dwarf chenille plant

Native to Florida and the Caribbean. A bushy shrub with a low growing habit, ovate green leaves with a serrated margin.

Producing pinky-red catkin like woolly tail flowers up to 10 cm long, in summer and autumn.

This is 'Stephie' cultivar.

Dwarf chenille plant Native to Florida and the Caribbean. A bushy shrub with a low growing habit, ovate green leaves with a serrated margin.<br />
<br />
Producing pinky-red catkin like woolly tail flowers up to 10 cm long, in summer and autumn.<br />
<br />
This is 'Stephie' cultivar. <br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/107198/dwarf_chenille_plant.html<br />
<br />
 Acalypha chamaedrifolia,Acalypha reptans,Australia,Chenille plant,Dwarf Chenille plant,Euphorbiaceae,Everglades Copperleaf plant,Fall,Firetail plant,Flora,Geotagged,Malpighiales,autumn,botany,new south wales,plant,red flowers

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Acalypha chamaedrifolia (Acalypha reptans) is a plant in Euphorbiaceae family. The leaves are ovate in shape and have a rounded apex and are held in opposite pairs along the stem. The leaves have a crenate-dentate margin, are covered with hairs and measure about 5 to 3.5 cm long and 1.5 cm wide.

Similar species: Malpighiales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Jan 13, 2021. Captured Jan 2, 2021 15:57 in 59 Merewether St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO250
  • 105mm