Cymbalaria muralis P. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb.

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Cymbalaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hasselt, Belgium

Cymbalaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hasselt, Belgium

Cymbalaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hasselt, Belgium

Cymbalaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hasselt, Belgium

Cymbalaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
BR

Cymbalaria muralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
BR

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Synonyms: Linaria cymbalaria (L.) Mill.
Common names: Ivy-leaved toadflax (English) Mother-of-thousands (English)
Description: Creeping perennial herb. Stems prostrate, up to 60 cm long, rooting at the nodes. Leaves alternate, heart- or kidney-shaped in outline, 2.5-5 cm wide and long, 5-7-lobed, green above, often purplish beneath. Flowers 2-lipped, mauve with 2 yellow spots on raised parts in the throat.
Notes: Note: This species is sometimes cultivated in gardens in Zimbabwe and has been recorded as a possible naturalized escape.
Derivation of specific name: muralis: on walls
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Worldwide distribution: Originally from Southern Europe but now widely naturalized elsewhere in Europe.
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cymbalaria muralis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cymbalaria muralis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cymbalaria muralis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cymbalaria muralis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cymbalaria muralis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cymbalaria muralis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cymbalaria muralis
iNaturalist: Cymbalaria muralis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cymbalaria muralis
JSTOR Plant Science: Cymbalaria muralis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cymbalaria muralis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cymbalaria muralis
Plants of the World Online: Cymbalaria muralis
Tropicos: Cymbalaria muralis
Wikipedia: Cymbalaria muralis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Cymbalaria muralis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=165930, retrieved 18 October 2021

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