Browallia americana

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Browallia americana
Browallia americana Flowers Closeup 1350px.jpg
Closeup of the Browallia americana flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Browallia
Species: B. americana
Binomial name
Browallia americana

The Jamaican forget-me-not, amethyst flower, or bush violet (Browallia americana) is a flowering plant. It is native to tropical Latin America, from Mexico and the Caribbean, south to Peru and Brazil. Forms are variable. Pictured is the broader-leaved form.

The leaves of the Browallia americana
A flowering stalk
Close-up, side view of flower head of Browallia americana