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Genus: Hebe

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Plantaginaceae

Unidentified species of Hebe (possibly speciosa) in Company Gardens, Cape Town. Note the pyrrhocorid bugs on flowers in the right- hand image [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Six species and various garden varieties cultivated in southern Africa. 

Species cultivated in southern Africa

Hebe cupressoides

Native to New Zealand.


Hebe diosmifolia

Native to New Zealand.


Hebe hulkeana

Native to New Zealand.


Hebe macroura

Native to New Zealand.


Hebe ochracea

Native to New Zealand.


Hebe salicifolia

Native to New Zealand and South America (Chile).


Hebe speciosa

Native to New Zealand.




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