Species Hermannia modesta (Ehrenb.) Planch. (Hermannia sp.)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Arthropoda
  • -- order: Sarcoptiformes
  • --- family: Hermanniidae
  • ---- species: Hermannia modesta
Characteristics:herb; up to 40 cm tall; small lance-shaped leaves with entire margins; solitairy, pink to purple flowers sit in the leaf-axils; fruit is a capsule
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 176
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