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Scientific Name: Monopsis unidentata
Pronunciation: mon-OP-sis yoo-nih-den-TAY-tuh
Common Name: monopsis
Family Name: Campanulaceae
Plant Type: Annual
Key ID Features: Creeping plant great for hanging baskets; leaves alternate, lanceolate, about 15 mm long, pointed tip; flowers blue to purple, bilaterally symmetrical with three upper petals and two lower petals.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching, Pendulous
Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Mounded
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Africa (South Africa)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Lanceolate
Apices: Acute, Aristate
Bases: Cuneate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Inferior
Colour (petals): Showy, Blue, Purple, Violet, (with dark eye)
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fruit Type:
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Aerial or climbing roots
Propagation: Seed
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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