Plectranthus habrophyllus  |  

Plectranthus habrophyllus

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Plectranthus habrophyllus is a woody, square-stemmed herb growing up to 40 cm tall with scented foliage. Leaves are up to 45 mm long, opposite, oval-shaped, fleshy, with 4-8 teeth on each margin. Inflorescences are 10-12 light purple, two-lipped flowers, 7-8.8 mm long clustered on terminal spikes up to 20 cm long.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

Expand all Close all
  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Plectranthus habrophyllus

    Threats The main identified threats to P. habrophyllus are competition from introduced weeds; such as Lantana (Lantana camara) and Creeping Lantana (Lantana montevidensis); which also increase fuel loads resulting in increased fire intensity and frequency (P.I.