Polyarrhena reflexa (L.) Cass.


Family: Compositae

Genus: Polyarrhena

Description: 

Starwort with egg-shaped leaves, almost tiled, bent backward and sawed; flowers grow solitary, terminal, and fit close to the ends of the branches. (Bot. Repos. Aster reflexes)

History: 

Published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. (F. Cuvier) 56: 173 in 1826.

Basionym Aster reflexus L.

Native to South Africa.


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