Hebe elliptica

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Hebe elliptica
Hebe elliptica - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8750.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Hebe
Species: H. elliptica
Binomial name
Hebe elliptica
(G. Forst.) Pennell

Hebe elliptica is a plant of the family Plantaginaceae, which is endemic to New Zealand, Aisen and Magallanes in Chile, Tierra del Fuego, and the Falkland Islands. It is an evergreen, bushy shrub of 1 m or more in height, with green, oval leaves, 2–4 cm long. Flowers are white to pale mauve.

References[edit]

  • USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) entry
  • Hebe Society entry
  • Rhodora 23:39. 1921.
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Marticorena, C. & M. Quezada. 1985. Catalogo de la flora vascular de Chile.
  • Moore, D. M. 1983. Flora of Tierra del Fuego.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999.