Francoa

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Bridal wreath
Francoa sonchifolia form.jpg
Francoa sonchifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Melianthaceae
Genus: Francoa
Cav.
Species: F. sonchifolia
Binomial name
Francoa sonchifolia
Cav.


Francoa is a genus of the Melianthaceae family which consists of herbs endemic to Chile. Plants may grow up to one metre high and produce basal clumps of round, deeply lobed, dark green, fuzzy leaves with winged leafstalks. Compact racemes of small, cup-shaped flowers, which are pink with red markings, appear in summer and early fall.

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