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Westringia cephalantha
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Westringia cephalantha is a shrub in the Lamiaceae family that is endemic to Western Australia.

It is an erect, compact shrub growing from 10 cm to 150 cm high, on sandy and clayey soils or laterite. Its white flowers may be seen from July to December or January.


It is found in Beard's Eremaean and South-West Provinces.


The species was formally described in 1868 by botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae, from a specimen collected by James Drummond. There are no synonyms.

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