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Torenia fournieri

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Family: Linderniaceae
Genus: Torenia
Species: Torenia fournieri

Torenia fournieri Linden ex E.Fourn., Ill. Hort. 23: 129. t. 249. 1876.


Fournier, E.P.N. 1876: L'Illustration Horticole. Ghent & Brussels 23: 129, t. 249.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Torenia fournieri in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
English: bluewings, wishbone flower

Torenia fournieri, the bluewings[1] or wishbone flower, is an annual plant in the Linderniaceae, with blue, white, or pink flowers that have yellow markings. It is typically grown as a landscape annual, reaching 12–15 in. tall. It has simple opposite or subopposite leaves with serrated edges.[2]


"Torenia fournieri". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
Gilman, Edward F.; Teresa Howe (1999). "Torenia fournieri" (PDF). University of Florida.

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