Rodrigues: Mont Malartic.
Plant Red Data Book for Rodrigues
Herb, glabrous except for corolla. Leaves opposite, 2.5-4 cm long, ovate, simple, margin entire, apex acute, base cunate; petiole 1-2 mm long. Flower irregulars, small, in dense terminal or axillary racemes; bracts leafy, very short pedicels. Involucres comprised of four sub equal segments. Calyx five lobes, 7 mm long, lanceolate, lobes shorter hen tube. Corolla 30 mm long, pale sulphur yellow cleft down to the involucres into narrow lips which are as long as the tube. Stamens 2. Ovary inferior, two celled. Fruit capsule four-seeded
Number of Specimens at Kew
Kew Herbcat Barcode Number
Stram, W.A. (1989) Plant Red Data Book for Rodrigues. Koeltz Scientific Books, Königstein. Pp 54