Species Aptosimum marlothii (Engl.) Hiern (Aptosimum sp.)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Magnoliopsida
  • --- order: Lamiales
  • ---- family: Scrophulariaceae
  • ----- species: Aptosimum marlothii
Characteristics:woody shrub, 50cm tall, thin, long and spiny branches with narrow leaves arranged in clusters, the tubular, blue to purple flower is larger than the leaves, fruit is a dark capsule
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 78
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