Lambertia formosa alias the Mountain Devil, gets is name from the 2 prominent
horns on the 2 valved stalkless woody follicles. The shrub grows to about 2 m
Leaves: linear to narrow-oblanceolate, sharply pointed tip, about
2-5 cm long. Dark green and shiny above, lower surface is paler and hairy.
Flowers: red, tubular, in terminal clusters of 7,
flowers enclosed in reddish-green bracts. They are found flowering mainly spring
through to summer.
Fruit: up to 2.5 cm long, shortly beaked with 2
Found: widespread on the coast and nearby
ranges, in heath and open forest, NSW.