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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Polygalales (11)

        Family: Polygalaceae (5) (family description)

          Genus: Polygala (5)

           Epithet: violacea Aubl. (2)

Synonym: Polygala brizoides A.St.-Hil. & Moq.

brizoides => resembling Briza

violacea => derived from the Latin "viola" meaning violet

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Polygala violacea at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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