Gomphocarpus fructicosus

Gomphocarpus fructicosus

Observation - Gomphocarpus fructicosus. Description: Found in the Preveli area, Crete. Plant about 1m high, flowers attractive to insects. Please note I have added the last two photos taken in November to show the seeds. Introduced from Africa (Blamey & Grey Wilson say south Africa, Papiomitoglou says Nor

Found in the Preveli area, Crete. Plant about 1m high, flowers attractive to insects. Please note I have added the last two photos taken in November to show the seeds. Introduced from Africa (Blamey & Grey Wilson say south Africa, Papiomitoglou says North Africa - any advance on these?).

One of my favourite genus names.