Ixora coccinea L.

Common name

English: Scarlet jungleflame

German: Dschungel-Flamme

Portuguese: Ixora-coral

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Rubiales (58)

        Family: Rubiaceae (58) (family description)

          Genus: Ixora (3)

           Epithet: coccinea L. (7)

Synonyms: Ixora bandhuca Roxb., Ixora eekhautii Gentil, Ixora fraseri Gentil, Ixora grandiflora Ker Gawl., Ixora lutea Hutch., Ixora montana Lour., Ixora morsei Gentil, Ixora obovata B.Heyne ex Roth, Ixora propinqua R.Br. ex G.Don, Ixora purpurea Fisch. ex Loudon, Ixora thomeana (K.Schum.) G.Taylor, Pavetta bandhuca Miq., Pavetta coccinea (L.) Blume, Pavetta incarnata Blume, Pavetta rubra Noronha

coccinea => scarlet

grandiflora => with flowers larger than the normal

incarnata => flesh-colored

lutea => distinct yellow, a full yellow

montana => growing in the mountains

obovata => egg-shaped

purpurea => purple

rubra => red in a general sense

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red

External links

Check for Ixora coccinea at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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