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Common name

English: Fragrant ixora

Mandarin: 薄叶龙船花 (bao ye long chuan hua)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Gentianales (111)

        Family: Rubiaceae (61)(family description)

          Genus: Ixora (3)

            Epithet: finlaysoniana Wall. ex G.Don (2)

finlaysoniana => in honor of George Finlayson, a British surgeon and traveller (1790-1823)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub, arborescent

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Ixora finlaysoniana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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