Callistemon pallidus

Common Name:

Lemon Bottlebrush



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Midlands, Eastern Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (RSTUVWYZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Dry, rocky sites. Many along the track between Telegraph Saddle and Windy Saddle 1

Flower Description:

Pale yellow 'bottlebrushes' 1


Tall shrub to 5 m 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is the only Callistemon on the Prom 1


Image: David Meagher

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.