Sannantha bidwillii is a species in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. It is endemic to Queensland in Australia. The species was first formally described in 1997 and given the name Babingtonia bidwillii. In 2007 it was placed in the newly created genus Sannantha. For many years the name Baeckea virgata was misapplied to this species. Baeckea virgata, currently Sannantha virgata, is endemic to New Caledonia.
The species has been cultivated for a number of years under various names. Cultivars include:
- 'Howie's Sweet Midget'
- "Sannantha bidwillii". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
- "Baeckea virgata = Sannantha spp". James Cook University. Retrieved 8 January 2011.
- "Babingtonia bidwillii 'Howie's Sweet Midget'". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
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