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Jonjing (Rhynchoglossum obliquum)

Jonjing (Rhynchoglossum obliquum) is a plant species in Gesneriaceae, annuals, 5-75 cm high, bald stems, slightly transparent green, has a purple ring boundary where one or two petioles grow, 0.5-1.5 cm long petiole and green.

R. obliquum has alternately arranged leaves, asymmetrical, one side is elliptical and the other side is ovoid, 4-12 cm long, 2-6 cm wide, rounded base, pointed tip, a curved main bone, pinned minor bones, the entire surface is choppy and green.

Dlium Jonjing (Rhynchoglossum obliquum)

Small flowers lined for 10-30 florets in stems up to 12 cm long. Flowers have 2-5.5 cm stems and hairy. The petals are often blue, 3-8 mm, three lobes for 1-3 mm, corolla dark purple or blue and 8-11 mm long. Stamens for two strands, anthers 1 mm in size and almost parallel, pistils for 6.5 mm and hairy.

The flowering season in February-May, grows wild in shady places around waterways, rivers, cliffs in the forest, forest boundaries and around caves, altitude 100-2800 m and sometimes used as ornamental plants in pots and house yards for uniqueness leaf.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Gesneriaceae
Subfamily: Cyrtandroideae
Tribe: Klugieae
Genus: Rhynchoglossum
Species: Rhynchoglossum obliquum

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