Heliotropium ciliatum Kaplan
(name current July 2011)
(needs confirmation July 2011)
Growth form: Herb
Swaziland distribution: lowveld only
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Heliotropium ciliatum - Erect shrublet, thinly short-hairy throughout. Leaves almost stalkless, narrowly lance-shaped, tapering to both ends, up to 4 cm long X 5 mm wide. Inflorescence terminal, erect, not usually forked, up to 12 cm long. Flowers c 4 mm long, corolla white, c 2 mm diam. Fruit often with reduced number of seeds.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.