Species Aptosimum spinescens (Thunb.) Weber (Aptosimum sp.)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Magnoliopsida
  • --- order: Lamiales
  • ---- family: Scrophulariaceae
  • ----- species: Aptosimum spinescens
Characteristics:woody shrub, 20cm tall, spiny branches, leaves are strap-shaped and with smooth margins, they are arranged in tufts, the tubular flowers are blue to purple with a white throat with purple patches, fruit is a thick-walled capsule
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 78
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