Hebe traversii

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Hebe traversii
Scientific classification
H. traversii
Binomial name
Hebe traversii

Hebe traversii and the synonym Veronica traversii[1] are unresolved names[2] for an ornamental plant of the family Plantaginaceae. It is a native plant endemic to New Zealand. The specific epithet traversii is in honor of naturalist Henry H. Travers (1844-1928), son of William Thomas Locke Travers.[3]


  1. ^ "Hebe traversii". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  2. ^ "The Plant List: Hebe traversii Allan". Royal Botanic Garden Kew and Missouri Botanic Garden. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  3. ^ Bubelis, Walt (Winter 2013). "New Zealand Plants and their Collectors" (PDF). Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin: 24–25. ISSN 1046-8749. OCLC 487128332. Retrieved 7 February 2018. He not only helped create the Wellington Botanic Garden but saw his passionate love of nature picked up by his son Henry (1844 -1928), who became a naturalist and professional collector. Henry Travers is responsible for the names Pseudowintera traversii, Hebe traversii, and Pimelea traversii.