Cynoglossum L.

3 species in Aust. (2 endemic, 1 naturalized); all states and territories except NT

Erect, perennial herbs. Calyx deeply divided into 5 segments. Corolla white to blue, with a short broad tube and 5 spreading lobes; the throat closed with scales opposite the lobes. Ovary 4-lobed. Articles 4, covered with short hooked spines.