Teucrium corymbosum R.Br.

Forest Germander

Prodr. 504 (1810) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Perennial herb or subshrub to 1.5 m high; branches densely covered with sessile glands and short antrorse, simple hairs. Leaves ovate to narrowly ovate, simple, 1.5–8 cm long, 0.6–2 cm wide, upper surface with short stiff antrorse hairs, lower surface with dense sessile glands and retrorse hairs, apex subacute to acute, margin serrate, plane; petiole 2–14 mm long. Inflorescence usually branched, to c. 8 cm long, 3–10(–20)-flowered; pedicel 3–10 mm long, ascending. Calyx 3–5 mm long, densely glandular and shortly pubescent, lobes c. equal to tube; corolla-tube shorter than calyx, abaxial lip 6–9 mm long, glandular-pubescent externally; stamens c. equal to abaxial corolla-lip. Mericarps c. 3 mm long. Flowers Aug.–Apr.

CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HFE, HNF, HSF, OtP, SnM, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP. Also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas. Occurs mostly from Bacchus Marsh area eastward with an isolated occurrence near Inglewood. Usually growing in shaded, but often rather dry sites, commonly on rocky ground.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1999). Lamiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Lamiales
family Lamiaceae
genus Teucrium
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Teucrium corymbosum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Teucrium corymbosum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Highlands-Far East present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory