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- Concord - GRENADA
DescriptionShrub to c 2m with softly woody stems. Leaves 15-50cm long, roughly hairy above; leaves asymmetric, serrated. Flowers yellow with pruple markings, up to 2cm long on infls 15-35cm.
InterestKnown only on Grenada. Used as a handy towel by children stealing a quick swim in rivers. Very rare, perhaps collected only twice in the 19th Century before being recollected recently.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, D.Jules
LocationOn steep cliff by road, after junction to track to COncord waterfalls.
NotesLarge weak-stemmed shrub up to c 2m tall, older plant have a c. 3-4cm sofly woody stem. Bright lemon yellow flowers. leaves v. asymmetric, and with soft hairs sticky to touch. Said to be used as a handy riverside towel or hair comb/drier by children. Scattered Around the island on steep mainly cliffs e.g. of soft sedimentary rock.