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Tufted Honeyflower - introduced (*Melianthus comosus)

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Family: Melianthaceae (Honeyflower family).

Native of South Africa.

Occurrence: Occasional record for Central Victoria.


Tufted Honeyflower is a noxious weed and is listed as Regionally Restricted in central Victoria. It is sometimes planted in gardens. All parts of the plant are poisonous.

All: Tufted Honeyflower. Hans Heysen Trail, Cape Jervis. Photo 2 shows the distinctive fruit.

Tufted Honeyflower (Melianthus major).