Buchnera foetida Andrews


Family: Scrophulariaceae

Genus: Buchnera

Description: 

Buchnera, with leaves appearing torn, opposite and very stlnking; flowers terminate the branches in small umbels. (Bot. Repos.)

It should be raised with other tender annuals; in spring, and kept, either to ornament the greenhouse with them in pots, or planted in a warm part of the flower border, about the beginning of June. It will begin to flower about July, and generally has perfected seeds by September ; although, it will continue to bloom till destroyed by the frost, as there is a constant succession of blossoms. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 2: 80 in 1800.

Basionym of Sutera foetida (Andrews) Roth.


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