Scrophulariaceae is a reasonably common family in Tasmania and includes
a range of native and introduced shrubs and herbs. It is characterised
by a four or five lobed, fused corolla, which is asymmetrical (although
scarcely so in a few groups such as Veronica), and has stamens
attached to the base of the tube. Chionohebe ciliolata
is a rare cushion plant found on Ben Lomond.
The family is likely to be split into two or three groups in the