Prostanthera decussata

Common name: 

Dense Mint-bush

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Midlands, Eastern Highlands, Snowfields, East Gippsland (RSTVWY) also NSW

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Open forests and shrub-lands1

Flower description:

Mauve to violet1

Habit:

Dense, compact shrub to 2 m1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has thick leaves with stiff hairs and recurved margins. Flowers are axillary and found towards the end of branches1

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Image of Prostanthera decussata
Image of Prostanthera decussata Image: Mike Bayly
Image of Prostanthera decussata Image: Mike Bayly
Image of Prostanthera decussata Image: Mike Bayly
Conservation status:

Rare in Victoria

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria