Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Centranthera cochinchinensis

Scrophulariaceae

Swamp Foxglove

Form and size: Erect annual herb 10-50 cm high, branched, with minute hairs

Distribution: Uncommon in moist sites,  extending from NSW to the Kimberleys
  Endangered in NSW

Leaves: Linear to lanceolate, alternate to 20-50mm long.  Margins entire

Flowers: Tubular, white and pink or red to 25mm, flowering in summer to autumn

Fruit: A capsule, ovoid to ellipsoid, 6-7mm long, enclosed in an enlarged calyx