Species Monsonia angustifolia E. Mey. (Monsonia sp.)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Viridiplantae
  • - phylum: Streptophyta
  • -- order: Geraniales
  • --- family: Geraniaceae
  • ---- species: Monsonia angustifolia
Characteristics:erect or creeping herb; up to 45 cm tall; hairy stems; narrow to egg-shaped, hairy leaves with toothed margins; flowers are white, pink or blue; fruit breaks violently upon drying and disperses the seeds
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 172
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