Koch's Pigface

Family: Aizoaceae
Genus: Gunniopsis
Species: Gunniopsis kochii
Main Flower Colour: Purple

Description

Uncommon in South Australia.
Greyish to green sparsely branching annual herb to 20 cm high, covered with densely nipple-like projections. Leaves ovate to oblanceolate, somewhat fleshy, to 30 mm long and 11 mm wide. Flowers solitary purple or pink inside, terminal or in the forks of the branches, (axillary).

Flowering start in September and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is purple.

References

https://spapps.environment.sa.gov.au/SeedsOfSA/speciesinformation.html?rid=2194
WildflowerID878
Views (per week)45
Views539

Location

Bio Regions

Stony Plains (STP)

Region Specifics

Specimen photographed 5/10/2016, Stuarts Creek lat -29.458719, long 136.869306

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