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St Helena lobelia
MELLISS(1875) p415 - PLATE 46 - Lobelia Scaevolifolia.jpg
Trimeris scaevolifolia
(Syn. Lobelia scaevolifolia)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Lobelioideae
Genus: Trimeris
Species: T. scaevolifolia
Binomial name
Trimeris scaevolifolia
(Roxb.) Mabb.

Trimeris is a monotypic genus of the plant family Campanulaceae containing the single species Trimeris scaevolifolia. It is endemic to the island of St Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Its common name is St. Helena lobelia.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cairns-Wicks, R. 2003. Trimeris scaevolifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003. Downloaded on 17 September 2015.


  • Cronk, Q.C.B. (1995). The Endemic Flora of St Helena. Anthony Nelson Ltd, Oswestry.