Teucrium betchei (F.Muell.) Kattari & Salmaki APNI*
Synonyms: Oncinocalyx betchei F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Perennial virgate herb, 0.4–1 m high, grey-green and ± pubescent throughout; branches 4-angled, numerous from near base of plant.
Leaves linear to very narrow-lanceolate, 1–4 cm long, 1–4 mm wide, apex acute, base tapered or rounded, margins recurved, lower surface and more densely hairy than upper surface; subsessile or sessile.
Calyx tube 2–3 mm long; lobes 2–3 mm long. Corolla 5–7 mm long, white.
Fruit 2–3 mm long, enclosed in calyx tube.
Flowering: chiefly summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in disturbed sites and in woodland, chiefly on the Western Slopes; scattered, sometimes locally common.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, NWS, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992) as Oncinocalyx betchei
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