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Venus' looking glass
Legousia speculum-veneris1 eF.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Campanuloideae
Genus: Legousia
Durande, 1782

7 species, see text

Legousia (Venus' looking glass) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Campanulaceae.


Legousia species include:


  • Apenula Neck. – Elem. Bot. 1: 234 (1790).
  • Legouzia Delarbre – Fl. Auvergne, ed. 2: 45 (1800).
  • Specularia Heist. ex A.DC. – Monogr. Campan.: 344 (1830), nom. superfl.
  • Pentagonia Möhring ex Kuntze – Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 381 (1891), nom. illeg.


  • "Legousia Overview". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP).
  • "Legousia Synonyms". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP).