Teucrium sp. D sensu Conn (1992) APNI*
Description: Perennial herb to 1.5 m high; branches densely covered spreading, multicellular gland-tipped hairs and sessile glands.
Leaves simple; lamina ovate, 2.2–5 cm long, 15–30 mm wide; apex subacute; base acute; margins toothed to slightly lobed; densely covered spreading; multicellular gland-tipped hairs and sessile glands; 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 spreading multicellular gland-tipped hairs and sessile glands. Corolla 6–10 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in partially cleared areas and woodland; in Tamworth district.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS
This taxon is similar to T. corymbosum except that it differs in the indumentum on the branches, leaves and inflorescence and the size and shape of the leaves.
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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