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Common name

English: Marvel of Peru

German: Wunderblume

Portuguese: Maravilha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Caryophyllales (121)

        Family: Nyctaginaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Mirabilis (1)

            Epithet: jalapa L. (1)

jalapa => from Xalapa (often spelled Jalapa), Veracruz, Mexico

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Mirabilis jalapa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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