Cyanotis somaliensis Clarke

Pussy Ears

Perennial herbs with rosette shoots and stolon-like flowering shoots. Leaves oblong-linear, hairy below, margins ciliate, to 12 cm. Cymes several-flowered. Flowers purple-blue.


Source: Conran, J. (2005). Commelinaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Commelinales
family       Commelinaceae
genus        Cyanotis D.Don