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Common name

English: Ashanti Blood, Red Flag Bush

German: Rotblättrige Mussaenda

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Gentianales (111)

        Family: Rubiaceae (61)(family description)

          Genus: Mussaenda (4)

            Epithet: erythrophylla Schumach. & Thonn. (1)

Synonyms: Mussaenda fulgens R.Br. ex Tedlie, Mussaenda splendida Welw.

erythrophylla => red leaves

fulgens => gleam

splendida => splendid

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub, arborescent

Flower colour: red, beige

External links

Check for Mussaenda erythrophylla at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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