in De Wild. & T.Durand, Prodr. Fl. Belg. 3: 694 (1899) APNI
Somewhat lemon-scented. Leaves generally broad-ovate to broad ellipitc, truncate or very broadly cuneaet, or cordate at base. Inflorescence usually ovoid, of a single dense cluster or with one or two separate pseudowhorls shortly below the main cluster, mostly <3 cm overall.. Flowers mostly Feb.-Apr.
*EGL, *HSF, *VRiv. Also naturalised WA, SA, NSW, ACT. Recorded from margins of watercourses near Portland, Warburton, Wangaratta and Valencia Creek.
Usually a very strong-smelling herb and not much favoured for culinary uses, but occasionally grown for its attributed health, antiseptic and insect repellent properties.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||naturalised|