Lachnaea eriocephala L.

Family: Thymelaeaceae

Genus: Lachnaea


Lachnaea with little bunches of flowers growing solitary and woolly; leaves are tiled on the stem, forming four regular angles. (Bot. Repos.)


Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 560 in 1753. Also listed in Bot. Repos. 2: 104 in 1800.

Native to Africa.

Introduced in 1793 by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy.

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