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Common Name: Wishbone Flower
Botanical Name: Torenia spp. (to-RE-ni-a)
- Member of the Scrophulariaceae (figwort) family.
- Common family members include Calceolaria, Digitalis, Pensetmon and nemesia.
- Native to mostly Asia and Africa with some species naturalized in the US.
- Named after Olaf Toren, who lived in the 1700s and was a Swedish clergyman.