Hybanthus Jacq.

Lowest petal much longer than the others Hybanthus
Petals blue
Flowers in a slender raceme, each subtended by a minute bract. Lower petal 5–20 mm long. Leaves narrow-linear, 1–6 cm long; lower ones alternate; upper ones opposite. Widespread. Heath. Ss and old dunes. Fl. summer Hybanthus monopetalus
Flowers on short pedicels in the axils of the upper leaves which are sometimes smaller than the other leaves. Lower petal 6–13 mm long. Leaves all alternate, linear to narrow-ovate, rarely more than 25 mm long. Coast and adjacent plateaus. Heath. Ss. Fl. spring–summer