Angelonia

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Angelonia
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Angelonia angustifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Angelonia
Humb. & Bonpl.
Species

See text.

Angelonia is a genus of about 30 species native to South America.

Cultivation[edit]

Some species are cultivated as ornamental plants for their snapdragon-like flowers, but need warm temperatures and large amounts of sunlight.[1] Garden varieties are mainly cultivars of A. angustifolia.

Species[edit]

Includes:

Angelonia salicariifolia species is renowned for its sweet mild scent and relative ease to grow in the tropics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Floridata: Angelonia angustifolia". Floridata.com LC. Archived from the original on 8 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-10.