Beautiful Prostantheras at Hale Conservation Park

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Prostanthera behriana aka Downy Mintbush
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Angiosperms
Class: Eudicots
Subclass: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Hale Conservation Park – August 30th, 2014

Prostanthera species are also called Mint Bush and have delightfully aromatic leaves – Some species are absolutely intoxicating and they are used for oils and spices – The group is Australian and some of the flower colours are lushly purple and magenta – The sex parts are highly changeable depending on the stage of growth of the flowers.

If I have made a mistake with the ID, please let me know.


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