Episcia cupreata

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    Acajou
    Episcia cupreata @ chikawa animals and plants garden
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    Episcia cupreata @ Ichikawa zoo&botanical garden(Chiba,Japan)

Basic information

Flower Name
Episcia cupreata
Formal Name
Episcia cupreata
Alias
Flame violet
Habitat
Colombia, Mexico and other tropical America
Morph
Non-Hardy Evergreen perennials

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What is Episcia cupreata

Episcia cupreata (scientific name:Episcia cupreata) is native to tropical America, such as Colombia, is a non-Hardy Evergreen perennials of the Gesneriaceae. Summer, expanded liner well branches stems from the little red flowers. Round five-petaled flowers with tubular flowers and white-haired, red outside opens wide at the tip to shallow out of five. Inside the flower are yellow with red spots. Next to the plant is low on the increase! Different spot colors and made many horticultural varieties are, in the middle of the leaf, leaf color, leaf edge color. At high temperature and high humidity and shade-loving plants, are popular as ornamental plants. Anjou (Episcia cupreata cv "Acajou") is a variety of leaves green ground leaf chocolate-colored, veined silvery-green, leaves Center, silver-colored spots.

Common name: Episcia cupreata, scientific name:Episcia Cupreata, category name (APG III): Plantae Angiosperm dicotyledonous plant eyes Gesneriaceae, Department of epischia genus, also known as: heibenigyri (creeping red Tung), benigyrisou (red Tung grass), Cupreata, Episcia cupreata, episcia, episcia, kupreiata, Flame forest floor violet (frame-violet) origin: Colombia and other tropical American forests of shade, life-forms: non-Hardy Evergreen perennials, plant: stem length of 10 cm, racemose: 300 cm, with leaf color: Green-veined silver-leaf length: 10 cm, leaf width: 7 cm, ovate leaf shape: wide, 
Leaf arrangement: opposite the flower color: Red (outer), yellow red spots (inner) flower head: 3 cm, flower: petals are a joint venture flower (tube-shaped flowers), Tip 5 lobed and the expansion of the flowering period: May-September

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Gesneriaceae
Genus
Episcia
Species
E. cupreata
Flower language
Well-managed ()
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Broad ovate Leaf
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Overseas
Color
Red
Season
MayJunJulAugSep
Height
10 ~ 10 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 3

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