Asystasia gangetica

Asystasia gangetica

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(Chinese Violet)

FAMILY

Acanthaceae

Species

Asystasia gangetica

Common name(s)

Chinese Violet

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white to mauve. Herb, prostrate to erect.

Distinguishing features

Flowers bell-shaped, corolla 3-4 long, white with purple blotches to mauve with some darker areas. Subspecies gangetica is common in the Cairns-Townsville region.

Asystasia gangetica