Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Growth Habit: Herb
Tribal Name: Apeeo (Khumi).
Annual herbs. Stems erect or decumbent, simple or branched. Leaves membranous; blades ovate to oblong-ovate apex acute, base truncate, margins serrate, sparsely pubescent. Flower solitary, axillary, or in a terminal few-flowered subumbell or raceme. Capsules oblong.
Boiled leaves are taken as vegetable. This is good for health and nutritious (Khumi).
Return from Torenia violacea (Azaola ex Blanco) Pennell to Ethnobotany Plants profile.