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Reinwardtia

Reinwardtia spp.

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Reinwardtia indica, blom en loof, Manie van der Schijff BT, a

Overview

Genus with just 1 evergreen subshrub in the family Linaceae. It originates from the Himalayas in China and Northern India and is also known as yellow flax or pyoli. Flowers are funnel-shaped, with 5 spreading petal lobes and vibrant yellow in colour, these are used to make dye for clothing and paint.