Erect, unarmed, branched shrub, 1 to 3 meters high. The branches are
sparingly hairy. Leaves are oblong to elliptic, 4-10 cm long,
pointed at the tip and hairy beneath. Flowers are borne singly or in
pairs, and terminal in the upper axils of the leaves. The corolla is
6-7 cm long, slender-tubed, winged above; limb is 4 to 5 cm in
diameter, violet or nearly white, or streaked with violet and white.
Widely cultivated ornamental hedge plant.
Roots, leaves, seeds.
Seeds used as antidote for snake bites.
Roots and leaves used to reduce swellings.
Infusion of roots and leaves used for coughs.