Pachystachys coccinea (Aubl.) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Basionym : Justicia coccinea Aubl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pachystachys coccinea (Aubl.) Nees
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Grown in gardens for ornamental purpose
  • Key identification features : Shrubs with 1 m tall with underground stolons; stems angled, striated. Flowers bright red in terminal, shortly-peduncled, dense 10-15 cm long spikes.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Native : French Guyana
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp-682. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pachystachys coccinea. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.