Brief Description: Herbaceous, annual plant. Upright sprout, with height 15-40 cm. The leaves of infertile sprouts (if there are any) are ellipsoid, opposite or in whorls. The leaves of flower-bearing sprouts are linear. Flowers in dense racemes. Violet corolla, two-lipped, with long stem. The fruit is many-seeded capsule. Disk-shaped seeds with a wing. 
Bibliography: Davis P. H. 1978. Linaria Miller In: Davis P. H. (ed.) Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 6: 654-672. Edinburgh. 
Particular Features: Some species of genus Linaria are cultivated as ornamentals. 
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