PlantNET Home PlantNET Home | Search NSW Flora | Contact Us  
FloraOnline
Introduction
Plant Name Search
Index Search
Spatial Search
Identification Keys
Classification
Glossary
HerbLink (Type Images)
WeedAlert
Other PlantNET Sites
Other Data Sources
NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE Printable Page

Prostanthera saxicola var. montana A.A.Ham.
Family Lamiaceae
Prostanthera saxicola var. montana A.A.Ham. APNI*

Description: Bracteoles 0.5–2 mm long; leaves narrow-elliptic or narrow-ovate, 5–15 mm long, 1.5–6 mm wide, with length 2.2–3.7 times breadth; shrub usually much-branched with scattered to densely-arranged leaves. Leaves slightly leathery, 2–6 mm wide. Low procumbent to decumbent shrub, 0.2–1 m high, 0.4–1 m diam., much-branched, usually non-aromatic; branches glabrous to moderately hairy in a broad line between decurrent leaf base, often purplish. Leaves crowded, often purplish along margins, slightly leathery; lamina elliptic, 6–15 mm long, 2–6 mm wide; base attenuate to cuneate; margins flat or occasionally slightly incurved; ± sessile. Bracteoles bristly, c. 0.5 mm long


Flower
Photo T.C. Wilson

Flowering: Flowers September–February

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in exposed or sheltered heath or dry sclerophyll forest, in sandy soils.
NSW subdivisions: SC, NT, CT, ST
AVH map***

Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET