Cuphea ignea A.DC., Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 5: 500 C 1849. (syn: Cuphea liebmannii Koehne; Cuphea platycentra Lem.; Cuphea tubiflora hort. ex Lem.; Cuphea watsonii M. E. Jones; Parsonsia ignea (A. DC.) Standl.; Parsonsia liebmannii (Koehne) Standl.; Parsonsia platycentra (Lem.) Britton; Parsonsia watsoni (M. E. Jones) M. E. Jones);   
Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz), El Salvador (introduced), Jamaica
(introduced), Colombia (introduced), China (introduced) (Beijing (introduced)),
Taiwan (introduced), Java (introduced), Fiji (introduced), trop. Afr.
(introduced), Cook Isl. (introduced) (Rarotonga (introduced)), Réunion
(introduced), Hawaii (introduced) (Hawaii Isl. (introduced) (Honokane Nui Val
(introduced), Honoka`a) (introduced))
as per Catalogue of Life;
Cigar Plant, cigarette plant, firecracker plant, cigar flower



CUPHEA IGNEA : Kodaikanal : 100310-AK-3 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)

My picture of ‘Cigar Flower’ taken on the 24th of October, 2008 at Bryant’s Park, Kodaikanal.
This is on the Flowersofindia site.
I hope Tabish ji won’t mind me sharing it on eflora… as I find a lot of pictures common on both the sites.




SK1352 05 AUG 2018 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)

Location: Nagarkot, Nepal
Altitude : 7000 ft.
Date: 18 July 2018

Habit : Cultivated

the weird third flower face reminds me a  halloween mask:::::?

could this be endlicheria sp???

did this also have a label like the magnolia plant?

Does not match … It is a small herb of about 1 ft or so.

Cuphea ignea A.DC. [Lythraceae].


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