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Thyridia repens
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Scientific classification
Thyridia (plant)
  • Mimulus colensoi Kirk
  • Mimulus repens R.Br.

Thyridia repens, with common names creeping monkeyflower, Native musk, Maori musk, and native monkey flower, is a herbaceous succulent plant native to New Zealand and Australia that grows as low mats. Its flowers are light purple or white. It is the only species in the genus Thyridia.


Thyridia is one of several genera that have been separated from an earlier concept of Mimulus as a large genus within family Phrymaceae.

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