Buchnera linearis

Buchnera linearis

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FAMILY

Scrphulariaceae

Species

Buchnera linearis

Common name

Nil

Flower colour; life form

White, Purple; herb

Campus

Townsville

Description

A small semi-parasitic herb up to about 6 0 cm tall though often less. Leaves usually opposite they vary from linear at the top of the plant to elliptical towards base. Flowers borne in a terminal raceme, Corolla lobes more or less equal in size, not distinctly 2-lipped as in a similar species Striga, white to purple in colour. Fruit a capsule.