• Campanulaceae
  • Lobelia oligophylla is an ornamental plant in the Campanulaceae family. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples occur in the genera Pachycormus (Anacardiaceae) Adenium Pachypodium (Apocynaceae) Dendrosenecio (Asteraceae) Bursera (Burseraceae) Cyanea Lobelia (Campanulaceae) Dendrosicyos (Cucurbitaceae) Givotia (Euphorbiaceae) Delonix (Fabaceae) Fouquieria (Fouquieriaceae) Adansonia Bombax Brachychiton Cavanillesia Ceiba (Malvaceae) Dorstenia (Moraceae) Cyphostemma (Vitaceae). (wikipedia.org)
  • toxic
  • Although lobelia has a reputation for being toxic, a thorough review of the medical literature was unable to find any well-documented case of serious problems or death due to lobelia . (factbites.com)
  • leaf
  • Plant the cutting into the soil deeply enough so that the bottom node (where the leaf joined the stem) is buried. (gardenguides.com)
  • Lobelias to be grown in baskets should be set in one that is lined with moss to hold the compost, which consists of loam and leaf mold. (factbites.com)
  • Lobelia is an extremely powerful and concentrated plant that has an immediate effect, even in very small doses: chewing one-half of a small leaf is enough to provoke severe salivation, or at the very least, to lead to throat spasms and palpitations. (factbites.com)
  • The stem and leaf margins may have reddish highlights. (wikipedia.org)
  • shrub
  • Heavy trunks topped by interlaced limber stems with strong fragrance, thus the "Mexican Frankinsence Shrub. (glasshouseworks.com)
  • This Hawaiian lobelioid is a shrub with an unbranched stem growing up to 1.5 meters tall. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maui
  • Kuhiʻaikamoʻowahie (Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Maui, Hawaiʻi) Lobelia monostachya* (Rock) Lammers (Oʻahu†) Lobelia niihauensis* H.St.John (Niʻihau†, Kauaʻi, Oʻahu) Lobelia oahuensis* Rock (Oʻahu) Lobelia remyi Rock (Oʻahu†) Lobelia yuccoides Hillebr. (wikipedia.org)
  • flowers
  • Lobelias are valued for their often brightly coloured flowers which are unusually twisted through 180° and the style will push through the anther tube thus forcing out the pollen and ensuring that when the stigmas separate the receptive surface will be pollen free and so ensure cross pollination. (factbites.com)
  • Compact and trailing growth habit with leafy, branching stems covered in cherry-red flowers with a white eye (three quarters of an inch across) from summer to frost. (backyardgardener.com)
  • Most lobelias have blue or purple flowers on a long (1-4 ft/30-122 cm), leafy stem. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • At the top of each stem branch is one or more flowers, each one half to two centimeters wide. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • Lobelia is classified in the division Magnoliophyta Magnoliophyta , division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • small
  • Lobelia can be safely used in very small doses (particularly homeopathic doses), but moderate to large doses can cause serious adverse effects ranging from dry mouth and nausea to convulsions and even coma (see Precautions). (factbites.com)
  • However, a very small number of plants have multiple rosettes connected by an underground stem. (wikipedia.org)
  • thick
  • The word is derived from the Greek pachy- meaning thick or stout, and Latin caulis meaning the stem. (wikipedia.org)
  • slender
  • Grasses include big and little blue-stem, blue-joint grass, and slender wheat grass. (wi.gov)
  • relatively
  • Containing relatively high levels of manganese, vitamin A, and vitamin C, lobelia is currently employed as a blood cleanser and used as a respiratory stimulant to treat bronchial and spasmodic asthma and chronic bronchitis. (factbites.com)
  • common
  • Common names are not well established, but often refer to more familiar plants, as in "wild violet" for Monopsis unidentata, "yellow lobelia" for Monopsis lutea or "pansy lobelia" for Monopsis debilis. (wikipedia.org)