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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2559)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2457)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2079)

      Order: Gentianales (109)

        Family: Rubiaceae (60) (family description)

          Genus: Ixora (3)

           Epithet: brachypoda DC. (1)

Synonyms: Ixora radiata Hiern, Ixora rhodesiaca Bremek.

brachypoda => short-footed, having a short pedicel

radiata => ray-like

rhodesiaca => of Rhodesian origin (today Zambia and Zimbabwe)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Ixora brachypoda at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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