Crossandra massaica

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    Crossandra massaica @ Toropical Dream Center(Okinawa)

Basic information

Flower Name
Crossandra massaica
Formal Name
Crossandra massaica
Alias
Crossandra, Summer Candle, firecracker flower
Habitat
Central Africa, Ghana
Morph
Evergreen perennial

Comment

What is Crossandra massaica

Crossandra massaica is an evergreen perennial of the Acanthaceae department Crossandra genus native to Ghana. Around the inflorescence bracts of green looks like wheat to red flowers bloom one after another. Slick and glossy green leaves and flowers it makes. Crossandra infndibliformis native to India (scientific name:Crossandra infundibuliformis) is a usually often seen, is orange or yellow flower.

Common name: Crossandra massaica, scientific name: Crossandra massaica, also known as: summer candles, Firecracker flower, Origin: Ghana and the Central African Republic, height: 30-100 cm, flower, red, flower diameter: 6 cm, flowering period: May to November.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Acanthaceae
Genus
Crossandra
Species
C. massaica
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Imparipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenPot flower
Color
Red, Orange
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 6

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