Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Salpiglossis Ruiz. & Pav., Fl. Peruv. Prodr. 94 (1794)

Unarmed annual, biennial or perennial herbs, glandular-hairy.  Lvs alternate, simple, entire to sinuate or pinnatifid, sessile or petiolate.  Infl. a few-flowered open cyme;  fls on long peduncles, in the axils of, or opposite to, uppermost lvs.  Calyx 5-toothed, tubular.  Corolla funnelform, of various colours, often bicoloured;  tube narrow-cylindric, widening to the broad throat; lobes 5, spreading.  Stamens 4, didynamous, included;  staminode 1.  Stigma entire or 2-lobed.  Capsule oblong to ovoid;  valves 2.  Seeds small, numerous.

[From:  Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

Number of species in New Zealand within Salpiglossis Ruiz. & Pav.
Exotic: Fully Naturalised1
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.
Ruiz, H.; Pavon, J.A. 1794: Flora Peruvianae, et Chilensis Prodromus.