Campanula balfourii

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Campanula balfourii
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Genus: Campanula
Species: C. balfourii
Binomial name
Campanula balfourii
Wagner & Vierh.

Campanula balfourii is a species of plant in the Campanulaceae family. It is endemic to northeastern Socotra, Yemen. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

Description[edit]

Delicate, erect herb to 15 cm, with spreading hairs. Leaves broadly oblong-elliptic to orbicular, 0.5-1 x 0.3-07 cm. Flowers lilac-blue, <0.8 cm long, sessile.

Ecology[edit]

Clearings in semi-deciduous woodland, 500-750 m. This delicate annual with its small pretty flowers, appears soon after rain but rapidly dies back in the dry season.

Conservation status[edit]

Least concern(LC). Common in several vegetation types and under no present or perceived threat.

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