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Common name

English: Creeping Pratia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Asterales (235)

        Family: Campanulaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Lobelia (4)

            Epithet: angulata G.Forst. (2)

Synonyms: Lobelia arenaria Heenan & de Lange (Hook.f.), Lobelia linnaeoides Petrie (Hook.f.), Lobelia littoralis R.Cunn., Lobelia maculata Penny ex Loudon, Lobelia repanda Martyn, Lobelia rugulosa Graham, Piddingtonia palliardii Lehm., Pratia angulata Hook.f. (G.Forst.), Pratia arenaria Hook.f., Pratia arenosa Hook.f., Pratia linnaeoides Hook.f., Pratia rugulosa G.Don (Graham), Pratia treadwellii G.W.Rob., Rapuntium angulatum C.Presl (G.Forst.), Rapuntium rugulosum C.Presl (Graham)

angulata => having corners

angulatum => angulatum having angles or corners

arenaria => growing in sand

littoralis => found on the seashore

maculata => spotted, stained or blotched

repanda => with slightly uneven, undulating margin

rugulosa => somewhat wrinkled, with small wrinkles

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Lobelia angulata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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