• Home
  • How to Help
  • Park Map
  • Flora of GFP
  • Indigenous Plants of GFP
  • Bush News
  • Contact Us
  • Hovea acutifolia

    Hovea acutifolia   (hoe-VEE-ah ah-cute-ee-FOAL-ee-ah)

    Common Names: Hovea, Sarsparilla bush

    Derivation of the name:

    Hovea: After Anton Hove, a botanical collector
    acutifolia: From Latin acutus, pointed and folius, a leaf, referring to the leaves which taper to a point.