Russelia coccinea (L.) Wettst.

    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PLANTAGINACEAE
  • Basionym : Justicia repens L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Russelia coccinea (L.) Wettst.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Occasionally grown in gardens
  • Key identification features : Much branched, erect shrub. Leaves opposite or whorled. Flowers in short-peduncled axillary or terminal cymes, dark red. Calyx deeply 5-lobed, corolla tubular, dark red. Capsules subglobose, enclosed in calyx cup
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. coccinea. Downloaded on 20 January 2022.


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