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Scrophularia ningpoensis

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Author: William Botting Hemsley, 1890
Origin:  China, Vietnam
Soil:  Rich - Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3-5 Centimetres
Height:  150 Centimetres
Flower:  Maroon / Green
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  Ningpo Figwort, Chinese Figwort, Common Figwort
Synonyms:  Scrophularia microdonta Franch. 1900.
Scrophularia silvestrii
Bonati & Pamp. 1998

This member of the Scrophulariaceae family was given this name by William Botting Hemsley in 1890. It is found in China and Vietnam's bamboo forests, growing in a rich but well drained soil with quite some water and some sun. The rots can grow to five centimetres, the plant up to one or even one and a half meter. The flowers are maroon with a green outer.

The genera name from Latin: scrophulae; a gland disease at pigs; skrofa, with this plant could cure. The species name means 'from Ningpo' in China.

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