Francoa

Francoa

Francoa is a genus of the Francoaceae family. It include only the species Francoa sonchifolia, an herb endemic to Chile, commonly known as Bridal Wreath. Plants may grow up to one metre high and produce basal clumps of round, deeply lobed, dark green, fuzzy leaves with winged leafstalks. Compact racemes of small, cup-shaped flowers, which are pink with red markings, appear in summer and early fall.

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