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NZ Plants

Veronica treadwellii

Family: Plantaginaceae

Veronica treadwellii is a spreading low shrub with oval and concave leathery leaves.
Also known as Hebe treadwellii.
An endemic species in subalpine shrub and grasslands on the mountains of the South Island.

Vegetative characteristics

Reproductive characteristics

Plant form: bush up to 30 cm

Arrangement of parts: asymmetric

Leaf bud: gap (sinus) absent

Flower size: 2 x 3.5 mm

Leaf form: undivided, oval

Sepals: 5

Leaf size: up to 3 cm

Petals: 5

Leaf arrangement: in opposite pairs

Sexuality: bisexual

Leaf attachment:

Stamens: 2

Leaf margin: hairs

Ovary: above petals

Leaf surface: hairless

Fruit: dry