Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Torenia Asiatica


Classification of Torenia Asiatica

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Torenia

A diffusely branched annual.
Flowers 2 – lipped, bluish – purple with dark – violet lateral lobes. It makes a pretty basket plant in a moist conservatory.
Propagated by cuttings. Tropical.

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