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Common name

English: Shrimp Plant

German: Zimmerhopfen

Portuguese: Flor-camarão


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Scrophulariales (79)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25)(family description)

          Genus: Justicia (4)

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

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


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Justicia brandegeana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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