If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.
Useful Temperate Plants

Eremophila duttonii

F.Muell.

Scrophulariaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name: Harlequin Fuchsia Bush

No Image.

General Information

Eremophila duttonii is a shrub or a small tree that can grow up to 3.5 metres tall[
365
Title
Flora of New South Wales
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/floraonline.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line resource giving a brief botanical description of all the native plants of New South Wales, their habitat and range, together with diagrams and photographs of the plants.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

365
Title
Flora of New South Wales
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/floraonline.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line resource giving a brief botanical description of all the native plants of New South Wales, their habitat and range, together with diagrams and photographs of the plants.

Range

Australia - all mainland states, but mainly in the central arid zone of Northern Territory and South Australia

Habitat

Grows in Mulga, Belah and Bimble Box communities, on sandplains and red earths[
365
Title
Flora of New South Wales
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/floraonline.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line resource giving a brief botanical description of all the native plants of New South Wales, their habitat and range, together with diagrams and photographs of the plants.
].

Properties

Height0.00 m

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

A decoction of the fresh leaves has been taken internally to treat sore throats[
1462
Title
An Ethnopharmacological Study of Medicinal Plants of the Kamilaroi and Muruwari Aboriginal Communities in Northern N
Publication
A Thesis submitted at Macquarie University
Author
Qian Liu
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
In particular it looks at Ethnopharacological information on the genera Eremurus and Exocarpus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
The decoction has been used as a wash for sores, cuts and larger wounds, as well as a lotion for inflamed and sore eyes[
1462
Title
An Ethnopharmacological Study of Medicinal Plants of the Kamilaroi and Muruwari Aboriginal Communities in Northern N
Publication
A Thesis submitted at Macquarie University
Author
Qian Liu
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
In particular it looks at Ethnopharacological information on the genera Eremurus and Exocarpus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Eremophila duttonii has been reported to be the most active antibacterial plant in the Eremophila genus, with bactericidal activity against many Gram positive bacteria such as Bacillus cereus, Enterococcus faecalis, Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes, as well as drug-resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). Its active constituents have not been fully determined, but one antibacterial compound has been tentatively identified as a carotenoid[
1462
Title
An Ethnopharmacological Study of Medicinal Plants of the Kamilaroi and Muruwari Aboriginal Communities in Northern N
Publication
A Thesis submitted at Macquarie University
Author
Qian Liu
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
In particular it looks at Ethnopharacological information on the genera Eremurus and Exocarpus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2018-12-15. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Eremophila+duttonii>

Add a Comment:

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.