Red Flag Bush

Mussaenda erythrophylla

  • Red Flag Bush
  • Red Flag Bush
  • Red Flag Bush
  • Red Flag Bush
  • Flower name
    Red Flag Bush
  • Scientific name
    Mussaenda erythrophylla
  • AliasMussaenda erythrophylla, ムッサエンダ, Red Flag Bush, ムッサエンダ・エリトロフィラ, 緋衣崑崙花, ムッサエンダエリトロフィラ
  • Place of originEastern Sudan
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October

What is Red Flag Bush

Mussaenda erythrophila,(scientific name: Mussaenda erythrophylla) is native to Zaire to Congo, and it is a non-cold tolerant evergreen shrub of the family Racaceae. Things that look like red flowers are buds and bloom white small flowers.

In the same genus, there are Uguikonronka (light yellow rose flower, scientific name: Mussaenda luteola) and {{musaenda magsaisai}}.
It is a genus belonging to a different genus (a shrub of the genus Euphorbiaceae, but it is similar to Poinsettia.

General name:Red Flag Bush, scientific name:Mussaenda erythrophylla, origin eastern Sudan, height: 100-300 cm, leaf color: green, leaf: oblong / broad lanceolate, leaf quality: thin, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf margin: entire, inflorescence shape: compound cymes , Corolla: car-shaped Tip 5 crack, flower color: yellow in Crown Central dark yellow, Corolla diameter: 1-2 cm, Calyx bracts: white eggs round and obovate, Calyx bract length: 5 cm, flowering period: April to November , fruit: berries, applications: potted plants, garden.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Rubiaceae
  • Genus
    Mussaenda
  • Species
    M. luteola
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Compound scape inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Wheel-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen half vine of the small shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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