Westringia glabra

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Westringia glabra
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Westringia
Species: W. glabra
Binomial name
Westringia glabra

Westringia glabra, commonly known as violet westringia, is a shrub species that is endemic to Australia.[2] It grows to between 0.5 and 3 metres high.[3][2] Pale purple flowers with red spots appear predominantly between October and December in the species native range.[3] The species was formally described in 1810 by botanist Robert Brown, in Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Westringia glabra". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 15 November 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Westringia glabra". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
  3. ^ a b Wild Plants of Victoria (database). Viridans Biological Databases & Department of Sustainability and Environment. 2009.