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Hebe pauciramosa

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Hebe
Species: H. pauciramosa
Binomial name: Hebe pauciramosa

Hebe pauciramosa forms an upright, evergreen shrub endemic to mountains in the South Island of New Zealand. It grows as an upright, evergreen shrub about 40 cm and has a low spreading habit It has lime green, leathery, spoon-shaped, pointed leaves, 6 mm long, and white flowers which are borne in short spikes during November to January.
It is closely allied to Hebe odora with a similar leaf form. Hebe odora has a shiny upper surface, and a dull lower surface. Hebe pauciramosa both leaf surfaces are equally dull.



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