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NZ Plants

Veronica subfulvida

Family: Plantaginaceae

Veronica subfulvida is a bush shrub up to 2 m tall with spreading branches and narrow leaves. Flowers are most commonly on short branching stems forming compact masses of flowers. Formerly Hebe divaricata.
An endemic species from the northern portion of the South Island.

Vegetative characteristics

Reproductive characteristics

Plant form: shrub up to 2 m

Arrangement of parts: symmetric

Leaf bud: distinct; gap(sinus) narrow-broad, acute

Flower size: 2-2.5 mm

Leaf form: undivided, elliptic to lance-shaped

Sepals: 5

Leaf size:

Petals: 5, white, pink

Leaf arrangement: in opposite pairs along the stem

Sexuality: bisexual

Leaf attachment:

Stamens: 2

Leaf margin: teeth

Ovary: above petals

Leaf surface: hairless

Fruit: dry