Bonplandia geminiflora Cav.

Family: Polemoniaceae

Genus: Bonplandia

Size: To 3' tall


From Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23(4): 1213 in 1924]: Sinaloa to San Luis PotosI, Morelos, and Michoacan. Guatemala. Plants a meter high or less, suffrutesceut, ill-scented; lower leaves ovate or lanceolate, lyrate-pinnatifid, serrate, acuminate, petiolate; corolla purplish, 2 to 2.5 cm. long, glabrous.


Published in Anales Hist. Nat. 2: 132 in 1800.

Synonym Caldasia heterophylla Willd.

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