Bot. Mag. 129: t.7878 (1903)
Annual herb to c. 1.5 m high, glabrous. Leaves alternate, elliptic-ovate to lanceolate, 4–10 cm long, 1.5–5 cm wide, mid green above, paler below; margins regularly toothed; apex acuminate; glandular-stipitate at base; petiole up to 55 mm long. Inflorescence a few-flowered raceme; peduncles up to 10 cm long. Flowers white and pink with yellow markings near mouth, 18–27 mm long; sepals 3, lateral sepals c. 2.5 mm long, lower sepal c. 25 mm long, conical, tapering to a slender, straight spur 10–15 mm long; petals 5, uppermost petal 5.5–6 mm long, united lateral petals unequal, lower petals 20–25 mm long, upper petals much smaller. Capsule broadly linear, 20–25 mm long, erect, glabrous; seeds ovoid, 2.5–3 mm long. Flowers Dec.–Apr.(–Jun.).
*HSF. Also naturalised NSW. Native to the Himalayas and Kashmir. Grown as an ornamental, occasionally escaping cultivation, forming dense localised stands in areas of disturbed bushland close to old gardens in the outer suburbs of Melbourne.
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