Rediscovery of Prostanthera albohirta C.T.White (Lamiaceae)

Andrew James Ford, Barry John Conn

Abstract


The northern Queensland species, Prostanthera albohirta C.T.White (Lamiaceae) is very inadequately known and is officially regarded as extinct. The recent discovery of P. albohirta from the Mount Emerald area of Queensland (Australia) represents the first collections of this species since 1932. Habitat preferences, conservation notes and photographs of the species are here provided.

Keywords


Prostanthera albohirta; plant diversity; extinct; Lamiaceae

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea2013014