Mussaenda elegans Schumach. & Thonn.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Rubiales (58)

        Family: Rubiaceae (58) (family description)

          Genus: Mussaenda (4)

           Epithet: elegans Schumach. & Thonn. (4)

Synonym: Mussaenda hispida Engl.

elegans => graceful, neat, nice

hispida => with stiff hairs or bristles

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red

External links

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