Hemiandra pungens R.Br.


Variable prostrate or erect shrub to about 0.5 m tall. Leaves linear to narrowly ovate, to 4 cm long, 0.5 cm wide, rigid, 3-5-veined below, stalkless. Flowers with corolla white, pink or lilac; more or less year round, mainly spring and early summer.


This variable species is represented in horticulture by a range of forms and flower colours, notably a prostrate, white-flowered form listed as H. 'Alba'.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Lamiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Lamiaceae
genus        Hemiandra R.Br.