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Name also: Woodland Figwort, Common Figwort, Knotted Figwort
Family: Figwort Family Scrophulariaceae
Growing form: Perennial herb. Rootstock horizontal, tuberously thick.
Height: 30100 cm (1240 in.). Stem unbranched, 4-edged (edges sometimes narrowly winged), glabrous.
Flower: Corolla irregular (zygomorphic), green, 710 mm (0.280.4 in.) long, fused, bilabiate. Upper lip dark, brownish red, deeply 2-lobed; lower lip 3-lobed, shorter than upper lip. Calyx-tube short, wide. Calyx regular (actinomorphic), 5-lobed. Stamens 5, one of which scale-like and vestigial, 4 with anthers, anthers yellow. Gynoecium fused, single-styled. Inflorescence a long, racemose cyme.
Leaves: Opposite, stalked. Leaf blade ovate, with linear or cordate base, sharp-tipped, serrated, glabrous, shiny on top.
Fruit: Tapered, approx. 5 mm (0.2 in.) long, 2-valved capsule opening till base.
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