myrtifolia L., Sp. Pl. 703 1753. (Syn: Polygala amoena Thunb.; Polygala cluytioides Burch. ex DC.; Polygala grandiflora Lodd.; Polygala ligularis Ker-Gawl.; Polygala linkiana Sweet; Psychanthus grandiflorus Spach (Unresolved); Psychanthus myrtifolius (L.) Spach);

Cultivated in India as per Flora of Peninsular India;

South Africa (Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, N-Cape Prov., W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.),
Lesotho, France (I), Corsica (I), Malta (I), Sicily (I), Italy (I), Australia
(I) (Western Australia (I), South Australia (I), New South Wales (I), Victoria
(I), Tasmania (I)), New Zealand (I), Norfolk Isl. (I), Madeira (I) (Madeira Isl.
(I)), USA (I) (California (I)), Algeria (I)
as per Catalogue of Life;

Habit: Shrub

Western Ghats, Cultivated, Native of South Africa
Tamil Nadu: Nilgiri


Polygala dalmaisiana : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Sharing some picture which I guess is Polygala dalmaisiana ?? shot at Marakech Morocco on 28 October 2015 at 1300 ft.

Thank you … for finally validating ID.

great. but i thought Polygala dalmaisiana was not a real binomial. what goes on?



Plants From Australia 2018:: Polygala dalmaisiana-NS April 2020-60 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4) – around 1200 kb each.

This was seen planted at various places in the places I had visited in Australia…
I hope the id is right as Polygala dalmaisiana..

I tried to find the keys and finally got it at Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia: Key to the species of Polygala
To me leaves appears to be alternate.


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