Commemorating Dr C.M. de Jovellanos (1744–1811), Peruvian botanist.
Erect or trailing herbs and subshrubs. Leaves opposite, simple, irregularly toothed. Flowers with a pronounced sac and 2 almost identical lips; summer.
Grown for the neat habit and interesting soft-coloured flowers in summer.
Similar to Calceolaria but with the 2 flower lobes more or less the same size.
6 species from New Zealand and Chile.
Source: (2002). Scrophulariaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.