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[2 km south of the Busselton Bypass]

Busselton, Western Australia

2001- 2014
Volunteering for Biodiversity

VER 200 local species

for landcare and gardens

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Nursery List

Scientific name

Templetonia retusa

Common name

Cockies Tongues

Templetonia retusa
Cockies Tongues
Photo: Hazel Cole
24th August 2008

Photo: Janine Liddelow

Photo: Cassandra Jury

Photo: Tom Triglone
June 2004

Photo: Richard Clark
Canal Rocks, Yallingup    20th July 2008

Germination at the nursery.
Photo: Richard Clark

Photo: Peter Cole
24th August 2008

There is an article about the family Fabaceae/Papilionaceae on FloraBase here.

A note on the Fabaceae family in the Wikipedia.
Fabaceae in Family Guide for Fruits and Seeds.

Leguminosae-Papilionoideae in: The Families of Flowering Plants

A FloraBase page on the genus Templetonia.
Templetonia in the Wikipedia.

Horticultural note:
Templetonia retusa grows in Western Australia and South Australia, mainly near the coast.

Other pages:


MABBERLEY, D.J. (1987/1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press.
WHEELER, J. et al (2002) Flora of the South West – Bunbury/Augusta/Denmark, Australian Biological Resources Study, University of Western Australia Press.

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