Plectranthus parviflorus

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Plectranthus parviflorus
Plectranthus parviflorus Eastwood.jpg
P. parviflorus at Eastwood, New South Wales, Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Plectranthus
Species: P. parviflorus
Binomial name
Plectranthus parviflorus
Willd.

Plectranthus parviflorus, known as little spurflower[1] or cockspur flower, is a shrub, occurring in Hawaii,[2] Polynesia and Australia. Non aromatic, between 10 and 70 cm high. The habitat is shady moist areas, including eucalyptus forest and rainforest. A widespread species, in rocky areas and beside streams. Attractive blue and white flowers may occur throughout the year.

Uses[edit]

An ornamental plant.

Cockspur flower in Hawaii

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