Description: Scrambling or climbing (horticultural species) herbs, usually glabrous.
Leaves peltate with radiating veins; margin ± entire to sinuate
Petals brightly coloured.
Distribution and occurrence: World: c. 90 species, Mexico to temperate South America. Australia: 1 species (naturalised).
Text by B. J. Conn
|One species in NSW: Tropaeolum majus|