What is the plant
Neatostema apulum is a very rare species facing extinction. One population was reported by Michael Briffa back in 1979!
Stems 3-30 cm, solitary to many, erect, hispid, corymbosely branched above. Leaves up to 7 x 0.5 cm, setose mainly on the margins; the cauline linear or oblong-linear, erect, sessile, acute; the basal linear- to oblong-spathulate, attenuate into petiole. Cymes dense. Calyx 3.5-4 mm; lobes linear, acute, hispid outside, softly white-hairy inside, triangular in fruit. Corolla 6-6.5 mm; tube slightly exceeding calyx; lobes of limb glandular-puberulent on both surfaces. Style 0.25-0.5 mm. Nutlets 1.5-1.75 mm, subtetrahedral, contracted at the beak, flat dorsally, keeled ventrally.
This plant might be poisonous
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