The genus Calothamnus contains about 40 species that are endemic to the south-west region of Western Australia. They are woody shrubs with needle-like leaves, making the whole plant look much like a pine. However, it flowers and the flower color is usually bright red.
Name Derivation: From the Greek kalos (beautiful) and thamnos (shrub)
Common Name: Net bush
Calothamnus is in the family Myrtaceae.