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Blue Fountain Bush

Rotheca serrata


The flowers are showy and develop in cymes which are covered with short, soft erect hairs. The individual flowers are small and form part of an erect pyramidal panicle up to 25 cm long. The corolla of each flower is blue, cylindrical, hairless outside and hairy inside and the stamens arch out from it. The four upper lobes are flat and spreading while the lowest lobe forms a concave lip.


Forests on mountain slopes.


Common names:- 'Blue-flowered glory tree', 'Beetle killer', 'Bhaargi', 'Bharangi'

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eeptii x
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Karnataka, India

Spotted on Sep 21, 2014
Submitted on Oct 2, 2014

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