Trichodesma zeylanicum

Trichodesma zeylanicum

(Camel Bush, Cattle Bush)

FAMILY

Boraginaceae

Species

Trichodesma zeylanicum

Common name(s)

Camel Bush, Cattle Bush

Flower colour; life form

Flowers blue. Erect herb to 1 m tall.

Distinguishing features

Plant covered with stiff irritant hairs. CAUTION. Lower leaves opposite, upper leaves may be alternate. Flowers blue to mauve, prominent yellow anthers partially exserted. Flowers often drooping.

Trichodesma zeylanicum