Dissotis rotundifolia (Trailing Dissotis)

Dissotis rotundifolia (Trailing Dissotis) Aka Spanish Shawl, Pinklady, or Trailing Tibouchina, comes from a genus of plants in the tibouchina family Melastomataceae. They are distributed in tropical America, as well as the old world.  The genus name is based on the Greek word dissos, which means ‘twofold’. This refers to the two types of anthers which…