Crossandra massaica

Crossandra massaica

  • Crossandra massaica
  • Crossandra massaica
  • Flower name
    Crossandra massaica
  • Scientific name
    Crossandra massaica
  • AliasCrossandra, クロサンドラ, サマーキャンドル, Summer Candle, firecracker flower
  • Place of originCentral Africa, Ghana
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October, November

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.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Acanthaceae
  • Genus
    Crossandra
  • Species
    C. massaica
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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