Otacanthus caeruleus

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    Otacanthus caeruleus @ HAWAII TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN
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    Otacanthus caeruleus @ Hawaii Island(Big Iland)
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    Otacanthus caeruleus @ Hawaii Island(Big Iland)

Basic information

Flower Name
Otacanthus caeruleus
Formal Name
Otacanthus caeruleus
Alias
Brazilian snapdragon, Otacanthus
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Otacanthus caeruleus

Otacanthus caeruleus commonly called Blue Cat's Eye or Brazilian snapdrago (Scientific name: Otacanthus caeruleus) is native to Brazil, it is an evergreen shrub of the genus Otacanthus. The stem stands upright, it branches well in the upper part, it is about 1 m. It likes sunny places. In the early autumn, blooming white flowers in the center part with two lips shaped in purplish purple. It is also called Blue Cat's Eye or Brazilian Snap Dragon.

Common name: Otacanthus caeruleus, Scientific name: Otacanthus caeruleus, aka: Blue Cat's Eye, Brazilian snapdragon, Amazon Blue, Origin: Brazil, Environment: sunny place, life type: evergreen shrub or shrub, stock height: 70-100 cm, stem: upright, well branched at the top, leaf height: 5 to 7 cm, leaves Width: 2.5 to 3 cm, leaf shape: oblong ellipse, leaf margin: saw tooth, leaves: birth, bilaterally symmetrical flower, place of flower: axilia, corolla: tip of elongated tube is lip shape, flower color: blue sky ground Flower size: 2 - 3 cm, flowering period: August - November, fruit type: fruits, application: potted plant, garden plant, medicinal.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Plantaginaceae
Genus
Otacanthus
Species
O.caeruleus
Flower language
Heart ()
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Pot flowerGarden
Color
Violet
Season
AugSepOct
Height
70 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 3

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