Phebalium squamulosum

Phebalium squamulosum
Phebalium squamulosum subsp. ozothamnoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Phebalium
Species: P. squamulosum
Binomial name
Phebalium squamulosum

Phebalium squamulosum is a shrub or tree species which is endemic to eastern Australia. It is known by the common names scaly phebalium or forest phebalium, the latter shared with the related species Leionema ambiens.[2][3] It grows to between 1 and 7 metres in height.[3]

There are a number of recognised subspecies as follows:


Phebalium squamulosum is cultivated as an ornamental flowering shrub. The species is frost tolerant and performs best in a well-drained, partially shaded position with a cool, moist root zone.[4]


  1. "Phebalium squamulosum". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
  2. Corrick, M.G. & Fuhrer, B.A. (2001). Wildflowers of Victoria and adjoining areas. Australia: Bloomings Books. ISBN 1-876473-14-2.
  3. 1 2 "Phebalium squamulosum". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
  4. Greig, D. (1987). The Australian Gardener's Wildflower Catalogue. Australia: Angus & Robertson. ISBN 0-207-15460-0.
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