Conostephium minus facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsConostephium minus
Conostephiopsis minor Stschegl.
Conostephium minus grows to heights from 15 cm to 75 cm. The ovary is hairy in its upper half, or sometimes throughout. The exposed portion of the corolla tube is purple, and the filaments are inserted roughly in the middle of the corolla tube. The inflorescence axis is 2.1 to 3.4 mm long, with the longest sepals being 5.6 to 7.2 mm long and the corolla lobes 0.3 to 1.0 mm long, and it is these differences in lengths which differentiate Conostephium magnum from Conostephium minus.
Taxonomy and naming
Distribution and habitat
Conostephium minus occurs on undulating sandplains on White/grey or yellow sands, in Beard's South-West Province.
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