Chironia melampyrifolia kc

Chironia melampyrifolia  kc

Observation - Chironia melampyrifolia kc - Southern Africa. Description: Somewhat sticky, straggling shrublet. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, cordate at the base, spreading. Flowers pink, corolla tube 7--12 mm long, ovary and fruits acuminate and glutinous, style truncate. We found a couple of white plants. Evidently this is th

Somewhat sticky, straggling shrublet. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, cordate at the base, spreading. Flowers pink, corolla tube 7--12 mm long, ovary and fruits acuminate and glutinous, style truncate.

We found a couple of white plants. Evidently this is the result of a malfunctioning pink gene and these plants are known as "sports".