Common name: Victorian Christmas Bush
Prostanthera lasianthos "Girraween/Polblue variant" Labill. APNI*
Description: petiole 5–10 mm long and lamina 29–46 mm long and 8–12 mm wide with length to breadth ratio 3.6–4.4. An erect open shrub 2–3 m high
Distribution and occurrence: appears to be intermediate between the typical and the 'var. subcoriacea' variants. The leaves are similar to those of the typical variant, except that they are shorter (similar to the 'var. subcoriacea' variant) and narrower (similar to plants from the Nandewar Ra. populations). Grows along the margin of Nothofagus rainforest and in riverine communities at Barrington Tops. Populations at the near-coastal locality of Green Cape (SC) appear to be morphologically similar to this variant.
NSW subdivisions: SC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by B.J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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