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Species Information
 

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Cynoglossum lanceolatum Forssk.
(name current July 2011)
(Cynoglossum micranthum)

BORAGINACEAE
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Cynoglossum micranthum - Erect, sparingly branched, up to c 75 cm high, usually smaller. Leaves smaller and less roughly hairy than in C. enerve. Inflorescences terminal and axillary, much-branched, many-flowered, flowers often spaced singly along axis, c 2 mm long; corolla blue, protruding slightly from calyx. Nutlets rather rounded, c 2 mm diam with several hooks.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.


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