Eremophila section Platychilus

Bignonia emu-bush Eremophila bignoniiflora, copyright Tatters.

Belongs within: Myoporaceae.

The section Platychilus of the genus Eremophila is a group of emu-bushes in which the segments of the calyx are basally imbricate and the lips of the corolla are clearly demarcated (Black & Robertson 1965).

Characters (from Black & Robertson 1965): Calyx-segments imbricate at base; upper lip of corolla two-lobed, lower lip three-lobed, lobes rounded and subequal, cut to about one-third of corolla.

<==Eremophila sect. Platychilus BR65
    |--E. battii BR65
    |    |--E. b. var. battii BR65
    |    `--E. b. var. major Black 1933 BR65
    |--E. behriana [=Pholidia behriana] BR65
    |--E. bignoniiflora [=Stenochilus bignoniaeflorus] BR65
    |--E. crassifolia [=Pholidia crassifolia] BR65
    |--E. divaricata BR65
    |--E. exotrachys Kraenzl 1925 BR65
    |--E. freelingii BR65
    |--E. gibbifolia (see below for synonymy) BR65
    |--E. gibsonii BR65
    |--E. goodwinii BR65
    |--E. parvifolia BR65
    |--E. pentaptera BR65
    |--E. polyclada [=Pholidia polyclada] BR65
    |--E. rotundifolia BR65
    |--E. santalina [=Pholidia santalina] BR65
    |--E. weldii [=Pholidia weldii] BR65
    `--E. willsii [incl. E. willsii var. integrifolia Ewart 1917] BR65

Eremophila gibbifolia [=Duttonia gibbifolia Mueller 1856, Pholidia gibbifolia; incl. Eremophila gibbosifolia Mueller 1859] BR65

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BR65] Black, J. M., & E. L. Robertson. 1965. Flora of South Australia. Part IV. Oleaceae–Compositae. W. L. Hawes, Government Printer: Adelaide.

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