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Pachystachys coccinea Nees

Common name

English: Cardinal's Guard


Kingdom: Plantae (2335)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2237)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1893)

      Order: Scrophulariales (96)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25) (family description)

          Genus: Pachystachys (1)

           Epithet: coccinea Nees (7)

Synonyms: Dianthera coccinea Salisb., Jacobinia coccinea (Aubl.) Hiern, Justicia coccinea Aubl., Thyrsacanthus coccineus (Aubl.) T.Anderson

coccinea => scarlet


Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red

External links

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