Spiny Mintbush

Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Prostanthera
Species: spinosa
Main Flower Colour: Purple

Description

IN NSW Prostanthera spinosa is an aromatic, scrambling, prostrate shrub, to 0.5 metres high. It is erect and reaches up to 2 metres in Victoria and South Australia. The branches are glabrous or hairy with spines to 16 mm long that alternate in pairs at right angles. Leaves are 1.5-6 mm long, 1-4 mm wide slightly recurved and a light to dark green surface. ... source: Office of Environment and Heritage

Flowering start in September and ends in December.

Identification

The main flower colour is purple.

References

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:apni.taxon:567181

Created: 08 Nov 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

KAN - Kanmantoo

Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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