Common name: Victorian Christmas Bush
Prostanthera lasianthos var. subcoriacea F.Muell. ex Benth. APNI*
Synonyms: Prostanthera lasianthos Labill. variant 'subcoriacea' APNI*
Description: Medium-sized compact shrub, often wind-pruned.
Leaves short with petiole usually 3–6 mm long; lamina narrowly ovate to ovate, 30–46 mm long, 12–20 mm wide (length to width ratio 2.3–2.7); margin distinctly toothed.
Inflorescence variable, usually much branched.
Flowering: Flowering November – March
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in ST and NWS; Victoria.
Grows in exposed rocky areas.
NSW subdivisions: ST, NWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by B.J. Conn
Taxon concept: B.J. Conn (1992)
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