Mexican shrimp plant

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    Mexican shrimp plant @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Mexican shrimp plant @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Mexican shrimp plant @ Kinshicho
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    Mexican shrimp plant @ Tokyo medical botanical garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Mexican shrimp plant
Formal Name
Justicia brandegeeana
Alias
Beloperone, Beloperone guttata, False Hop, Shrimp Bush, shrimp plant, Mexican shrimp plant
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
Tropical and half Hardy Evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Mexican shrimp plant

Mexican shrimp plant, scientific name:Justicia brandegeeana, is native to Mexico and is a tropical genus tsunenomago Department of oppression and half-Hardy Evergreen shrub. Overlapping bracts looks like a reddish-brown or yellowish brown flowers with shrimp, which was named. Small white flowers shaped like lips from between the bracts are real. Lower lip of the flower is purple group. Blooming flowers (bracts) long-term, evergreen, prized as pot plants and cut flowers.

Common name: Mexican shrimp plant, scientific name:Justicia brandegeeana, aka: beloperone ,Beloperone guttata, False Hop, Shrimp Bush, origin: Mexico height: 50-150 cm, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf: oval, flower color: white, bract color: green / brown or reddish-brown, yellowish-brown,The inflorescence high: 7-10 cm, flowering time: from May to November.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Acanthaceae
Genus
Justicia
Species
J. brandegeeana
Flower language
Witty,tomboy (Mar 19, May 18, Jul 30)
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GreenhouseCt flower・Flower arrangementfoliage plant
Color
White
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
50 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 3

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