Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Campanulaceae
Hippobroma longiflora (L.) G.Don.

Verified by: Temperate sect.12 August 2011
Notes: Checked with Flore des Mascareignes. Leaves serrate with regular teeth. Flowers axillary. Flowers zygomorphic long tubular to 8 cm long, white. Corolla lobes 5 all on one side. Anthers fused in a short tube and exserted, hairy at margin. Stigmas 2-lobed hairy on the back and pushing through the staminal tube.
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Locality: Mauritius, Black Gorges National Park
Field notes: Introduced invasive species.

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