Mussaenda erythrophylla Schumach. & Thonn.

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Mussaenda erythrophylla
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mussaenda erythrophylla Schumach. & Thonn.
  • Common name : Red flag bush
  • Collection Nos : CS 23
  • Key identification features : A pubescent shrub; One of the sepals is large, vermilion -scarlet in colour; Flowers small creamish white, a large spreading shrub; branchlets tomentose. Leaves ovate, acuminate at apex, silky hairy. Flowers in dense terminal cymes
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : Tropical West Africa
  • Comments : Cultivated in gardens and sevaral garden varieties, differing mainly in the colour of expanded sepals
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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