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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Gesneriaceae
Genus: Briggsia

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Briggsia is a genus that consists of 22 species of herbaceous perennials, native to the Himalayas, China and Vietnam. These rhizomous plants with stems or stemless are rarely branched. Leaves few to many, crowded at the tips. Flowers are bell-shaped, 2–3 cm long, with 1–2 cm in diameter, with 2-lipped petals in blue, purple to red, or orange to white, spotted within.


Species include:[2]


  1. ^ "Gesneriaceae - Briggsia (Craib)". International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  2. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved October 1, 2015