Pink-bells

Tetratheca ciliata

''Tetratheca ciliata'', commonly known as pink-bells, is a small shrub in the family Elaeocarpaceae. It is endemic to southern Australia. It is a small shrub which may grow up tp 100 cm high. Deep lilac pink flowers appear between October and November in the species' native range.

The species was first formally described by English botanist John Lindley in 1838 in ''Three Expeditions into the interior of Eastern Australia''. It occurs in Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderOxalidales
FamilyElaeocarpaceae
GenusTetratheca
SpeciesT. ciliata
Photographed in
Australia