Common name: Victorian Christmas Bush
Prostanthera lasianthos "New England smooth-leaved variant" Labill. APNI*
Description: leaves as for typical variant with petiole usually 5–8 mm long; lamina narrow-ovate, 68–95 mm long, 16–29 mm wide (length to breadth ratio 2.8–4.7), however, with margins entire or occasionally with a few minute teeth. Inflorescence as for typical variant, however, usually less elaborated. Shrub or tree to 4–7 m high.
Distribution and occurrence: confined to the New England N.P.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Text by B.J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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