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Common name

English: Crane flower

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Zingiberales (26)

        Family: Strelitziaceae (4)(family description)

          Genus: Strelitzia (3)

            Epithet: juncea Link (4)

Synonym: Strelitzia principis Andrews ex Spreng.

juncea => rush-like

principis => the first, the most eminent, distinguished, or noble

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: orange

External links

Check for Strelitzia juncea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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