Species Aptosimum lineare Marl. et Engl. (Veld violet)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Magnoliopsida
  • --- order: Lamiales
  • ---- family: Scrophulariaceae
  • ----- species: Aptosimum lineare
Characteristics:herb; up to 20 cm tall; multiple stems growing from a long rootstock; linear-lanceolate leaves; tubular, blue or purple flowers; fruit is a capsule
Countries:
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 184
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Twee Rivieren, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa documentation team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

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