Common name: Forest Germander
Teucrium corymbosum R.Br. APNI*
Description: Perennial herb to 1.5 m high; branches densely covered with sessile glands and short antrorse, simple hairs.
Leaves simple; lamina narrow-ovate, 2–11 cm long, 6–20 mm wide; apex subacute to acute; base tapering; margins toothed, rarely entire (Warrumbungle form), not recurved; lower surface densely covered with sessile glands and retrorse hairs; petiole 0–14 mm long.
Inflorescence usually branched, up to c. 10 flowers per leaf axil; pedicel 3–10 mm long, ascending. Sepals 3–5 mm long, fused for half their length, densely covered with sessile glands and simple retrorse hairs. Corolla 8–12 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Often in partially cleared areas, dry creek beds and dry sclerophyll forest; south from Tamworth.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. S.A.
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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