Hyptis capitata

Hyptis capitata

Hyptis capitata

(Knobweed)

FAMILY

Lamiaceae

Species

Hyptis capitata

Common name(s)

Knobweed

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Woody, erect to 2.5 m tall

Distinguishing features

Leaves simple, opposite, broadly ovate. Flowers in spherical heads, borne on long peduncles, corolla white, irregular in shape. Plant can form dense thickets.

Hyptis capitata