Justicia brandegeana Wassh. & L.B.Sm.

Common name

English: Shrimp Plant

German: Zimmerhopfen

Portuguese: Flor-camarão

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Scrophulariales (99)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25) (family description)

          Genus: Justicia (3)

           Epithet: brandegeana Wassh. & L.B.Sm. (1)

brandegeana => in honor of Townshend Stith Brandegee (1843-1925), US botanist, Civil Engineer, and surveyor

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Justicia brandegeana at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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