Plectranthus scutellarioides (L.) R.Br.
Prodr.Fl.Nov.Holland. 506 (1810)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Cape Range, Hamersley, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Groote, Kimberley, West Cape York.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Shrubs. Stems, cross section square. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 25-40 mm long, 8-25 mm wide, opposite, entire, with dendritic hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire or lobed. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 1.5-2. mm long Pedicel present, 2-5 mm long, with simple, glandular hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 2.5-5 mm long, not accrescent, sparsely hairy, with simple, absent hairs. Corolla blue or mauve, purple, lilac or violet, NaN (?) mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style NaN (?) mm long, filament NaN (?) mm long, anthers NaN (?) mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time March, April, May, June, July, August, October or December. Distribution Botanical Province Northern or Eremaeam, IBRA Bioregion Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte, Central Kimberley, Ord-Victoria Plains or Carnarvon.