Moltkia

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Moltkia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/moltkia/). Accessed 2021-11-30.

Family

  • Boraginaceae

Glossary

alternate
Attached singly along the axis not in pairs or whorls.
corolla
The inner whorl of the perianth. Composed of free or united petals often showy.
entire
With an unbroken margin.
exserted
Protruding; pushed out.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Moltkia' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/moltkia/). Accessed 2021-11-30.

A genus of some half a dozen species of herbs or sub-shrubs. Leaves alternate, entire; corolla tubular to funnel-shaped, purple, blue, or yellow; stamens exserted. The genus was named after Count J. G. Moltke, a Danish naturalist who died in 1818.