Asystasia australasica F.M.Bailey
Bailey, F.M. (1897) Queensland Agricultural Journal 1(3): 230. Type: F.M.Bailey s.n., vi. 1897, Thursday Island. Holo: BRI; Iso: K. "Thursday Island, Torres Strait. Under trees in the gullies between the hills."
Erect to spreading, much branched herb to 50 cm tall. Stems square, constricted above nodes.
Inflorescence racemes 2-4 cm long, terminal or rarely axillary. Bracts triangular, 1.2 mm long, bracteoles slightly smaller. Pedicel 1-2 mm long, glabrous. Calyx 5 lobes, narrow triangular, 4-6 mm long, mostly glabrous or with a tuft of hairs at apex. Corolla blue, purple or lavender, outer surface with dense cover of glandular and eglandular hairs, inside tube with sparse hairs otherwise glabrous, tube and throat 15-17 mm long, lobes 5 and more or less equal. Stamens 4, in two unequal pairs, longer of each pair just eserted. Ovary glabrous in flower or with a few glandular and eglandular hairs towards apex, becoming more densely glandular hairy with age; style 10-18 mm long, glabrous.
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