Blue Lobelia, Campanulaceae, photo © by Michael Plagens

Along a sunny trail through Mt. Kenya Forest Preserve, Kirinyaga County, Kenya. 01 June 2017.

Herbaceous plant about 30 cm tall with sparsely hairy leaves. Flowers are sky blue and bilaterally symetrical. There are several variable species found in Kenya and the literature suggests that a major revision of the genus is needed.

Campanulaceae -- Bell Flower Family

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Kenya Natural History

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