Schizanthus wisetonensis Hort., Gardeners’ Chronicle. London ser. 3, 27(Suppl.): 2 1900 as per IPNI;
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Solanaceae Week: Schizanthus wisetonensis from Delhi:
Schizanthus wisetonensis Hort. — ex Gard. Chron. 1900
Garden ornamental with flowers in a wide variety of colours.
An unusual genus of the family with zygomorphic flowers.
Photographed from Delhi University Flowers Show on February 25, 2011
Common name: Butterfly flower

– Are they fragrant?


– Not unfortunately. Schizanthus is also commonly known as poor man’s orchid.


I am confused whether to keep it as Schizanthus pinnatus Ruiz & Pav. or Schizanthus wisetonensis Hort.
If we go by BSI Flora of India Checklist and Floriculture in India – Page 104 (1986) (hybrid of S.pinnata and S. grahamii), only Schizanthus wisetonensis Hort. is listed. However, WFO says this as unchecked name, while POWO and CoL does list this. Making the Most of Shade: How to Plan, Plant, and Grow a … – Page 259 and Handbook of Flowering – Volume 6 – Page 569 state it to be a hybrid of S.pinnata and S. retusa/S. retusa ‘Grahamii’.
On the other hand, Schizanthus pinnatus Ruiz & Pav. is listed in WFO, POWO as well as CoL.



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Please help ID this garden flower.
Picture was taken at flower show in Chandigarh on 23.02.13.

Schizanthus wisetonensis, poor man’s orchid, a member of family Solanaceae.


wow, beautiful and unusual flower. can’t believe it is from Solanaceae


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Solanaceae Fortnight: Schizanthus wisetonensis from Delhi-GSFEB50/53 :2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Schizanthus wisetonensis Hort. — ex Gard. Chron. 1900

Garden ornamental with flowers in a wide variety of colours.
An unusual genus of the family with zygomorphic flowers.
Photographed from Delhi University Flowers Show on February 25, 2011
Common name: Butterfly flower

yes very popular esp. the pink ones in your 4th


 


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