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Digital Herbaria

Justicia pilosella

Justicia pilosella (Nees) Hilsenb.

Hairy Tube-tongue, Gregg's Tube-tongue, False Honeysuckle

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

USDA Symbol: JUPI5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Siphonoglossa pilosella

Hairy Tube Tongue


Location: 45 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky & scattered on N side of E-W path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Half day shade. Normal moisture. Alkaline, alluvial soil. Large colonies.

Description: Perennial from woody base. Low spreading, much branched. Stems hirsute. Leaves oval, sessile, light green, glabrous, to 25 x 14 mm. Corolla tube a cylinder, 2 lipped, light purple.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 14, 1987
Specimen number: 126

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0318
Accession Date: May 3, 1993
Accession Number: 26

Annotations: SCFRB

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