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  • Zieria smithii

    Zieria smithii  

    Common Names: Zieria, Sandfly Zieria, Smithian Zieria, Dr Smith’s Zieria, Turmeric, Lanoline bush, Sandfly bush

    (Reputedly keeps sandflies and insects at bay)

    Derivation of the name:

    Zieria: Named for M. Zier, 18th century Polish botanist. 

    smithii: honours James Edward Smith who established the genus Zieria