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Common name

Mandarin: 美果九节 (mei guo jiu jie)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2614)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2517)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2126)

      Order: Gentianales (110)

        Family: Rubiaceae (61)(family description)

          Genus: Psychotria (4)

            Epithet: calocarpa Kurz (1)

Synonym: Uragoga picta Kuntze

calocarpa => greek for beautiful fruit

picta => painted or embroidered

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red, orange

External links

Check for Psychotria calocarpa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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