Lobelia ancepsCommon name: Angled Lobelia
Meaning of name: Lobelia is named in honour of Mstthias de l’Obel (1538 – 1616), a Flemish botanist and physician to King James 1 of England. Anceps is a Latin word meaning two-sided, double or two-edged.
Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to east of Esperance.
Remarks: A herb to 1.2 metres tall. The blue flowers are produced from September to May.
References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 2019.