Plumbago auriculata Lam., Encycl. 2: 270 1786. (Syn. Plumbagidium auriculatum (Lam.) Spach; Plumbago alba Pasq.; Plumbago auriculata f. alba (Pasq.) Z.X. Peng; Plumbago capensis Thunb.; Plumbago grandiflora Tenore);
South Africa (Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, W-Cape Prov.,
E-Cape Prov.), Mozambique, Sao Tome (I), Seychelles (I), Cameroon (I), trop.
Afr. (I), Burkina Faso (I), Benin (I), Portugal (I), Italy (I), Crete (I),
Baleares (I), Spain (I), Mauritius (I), La Runion (I), Rodrigues (I), Canary
Isl. (I) (Gran Canaria (I), Tenerife (I), La Gomera (I)), Libya (I), Costa Rica
(I), Panama (I), Taiwan (I), Sri Lanka (I), Nepal (I), India (I), Java (I),
Malesia (I), Bangladesh (I), Peru (I), Cuba (I), Hispaniola (I), Puerto Rico
(I), Virgin Isl. (I) (Guana (I), St. Croix (I), Tortola (I)), Lesser Antilles
(I) (Antigua (I), Barbados (I), Dominica (I), Guadeloupe (I), Martinique (I),
Montserrat (I), Saba (I), St. Lucia (I), St. Martin (I)), Isla Margarita (I),
Ecuador (I), Venezuela (I), Brazil (I), Nicaragua (I), Fiji (I), New Caledonia
(I), Niue (I), Society Isl. (I) (Tahiti (I)), Southern Marianas (I) (Guam (I)),
Cook Isl. (I) (Rarotonga (I)), Tonga (I), Hawaii (I) (East Maui (I) (Keokea (I),
below Kula Hwy) (I)), Myanmar [Burma] (I), Philippines (c), Pakistan (I),
Vietnam (I), Mexico (I), Guatemala (I), Honduras (I), El Salvador (I), Nicaragua
(I), Colombia (I), USA (I) (California (I), Florida (I), Louisiana (I)), Bolivia
(I), Trinidad & Tobago (I) as per Catalogue of Life;
skyflower, Neela Chitramoolam, Blue-flowered Plumbago, Cape Leadwort • Hindi: Nila chitrak नीला चित्रक • Manipuri: Telhidak (Manipuri);
Plumbago auruculata from Arya PG College Campus Panipat
Cultivated as a hedge
Plumbago auriculata, commonly cultivated
Yes, every where, I found them in south of England, USA:east coast west coast and the midwest…. and in INDIA … at Central park in Salt lake , Kolkata , Horticulture garden and some private gardens…dont remember if I saw them at the KolBotG… its so common that I have stopped pic taking… seems malis love them.. plant them and forget them esp for hedges… and gives a nice blue color… at least in central park they seem to have done so…
Plumbago capensis is now a synonym of Plumbago auriculata
Requesting ID of this plant with purple flowers in a cultivated garden – Chicago, USA : 09062013 : ARK-03 :
Requesting to please ID this plant with purple flowers in a cultivated garden in Chicago, USA in May 2013.
17/06/2013 ASP 60 : Attachments (1). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Can you please ID this medicinal herb with pale blue flowers. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Dec 2012.
Yes … I also think it is Plumbago.
090713 ASP 92 : Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Please identify this herb with blue flowers. Photo taken in Nov 2012 in Sri Lanka.
SL 104 051213 : Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Can you please ID this small herbaceous plant which is used for medicinal purposes. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Sep 2012.
Plumbago auriculata from Trivandrum: 030214: SS Feb 2 : Attachments (7). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Sharing a few pictures of Plumbago auriculata (Syn P. capensis) from my garden.
Pictures taken on 2nd Jan 2012 and 10 May 2013.
Native to South Africa commonly known as Cape Plumbago or Cape Leadwort.
Known as Neelakkoduveli – നീലക്കൊടുവേലി – in Malayalam.
Plumbaginaceae and Primulaceae (incl. Myrsinaceae) Fortnight: Plumbaginaceae- Plumbago auriculata from Mumbai-PKA3 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
This ornamental plant is commonly seen at many places..
Bot. name: Plumbago auriculata
Very good photographs …
Very common here in California here.
Plumbaginaceae and Primulaceae (Incl. Myrsinaceae) Fortnight- Plumbago auriculata:: NS June 14 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).
I am enclosing a flower picture of a garden shrub.. Plumbago auriculata…
Yes … Profusely flowering here in California, very common roadside plant
Plumbaginaceae and Primulaceae (incl. Myrsinaceae) Fortnight: Plumbaginaceae-Plumbago auriculata from Delhi-GSJUN20 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).
Plumbago auriculata Lam. syn: Plumbago capensis Thunb.
A beautiful shrub from South Africa, widely cultivated with its pale blue clusters of flowers.
Photographed from Herbal Garden, Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi.
Plumbaginaceae and Primulaceae (incl. Myrsinaceae) Fortnight: Plumbaginaceae-Plumbago auriculata ‘Alba’ from California-GSJUN22 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).
Plumbago auriculata ‘Alba’ , cultivar with white flowers photographed from Sunnyvale, California
Plumbaginaceae and Primulaceae (incl. Myrsinaceae) Fortnight: Plumbaginaceae-Plumbago auriculata from California-GSJUN21 : Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Plumbago auriculata, a common shrub here in California along roadsides profusely flowering here with light blue flowers
Plumbaginaceae and Primulaceae (inc. Myrsinaceae) Fortnight :: Plumbago auriculata from Mumbai :: ARKJUN-08 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
Attached are pictures of Plumbago auriculata from Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai captured in June 2014.
Yes, Nice photographs …
Plumbaginaceae, Primulaceae and Myrsinaceae Fortnight : Plumbago auriculata : Plumbaginaceae : Sri Lanka : 110614 : AK-3 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).
Plumbago auriculata seen in Sri Lanka during visit in Nov, 2010.
A cultivated, garden plant.
Adding two more pictures, one taken in Muscat and the other in Nasik.
Since they are the same adding in one post instead different ones.
Plumbaginaceae, Primulaceae and Myrsinaceae Fortnight : Plumbago For ID : Plumbaginaceae : Nasik : 120614 : AK-9 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
Seen at a plant nursery in Nasik.
With light pink and white flowers.
Cultivated, garden plants.
Are these Plumbago auriculata with color variation?
SK128OCT05-2016:ID : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
Sharing some pictures for ID shot at Lal Bagh Bangalore on 6 September 2015.
This looks like the common plant Plumbago auriculata to me.
Looking like Plumbago auriculata Lam.
Plumbago species. Could be P. auriculata.
Location: Shanghai , China
Altitude: 100-200 ft.
Date: 1 November 2014
Plumbago auriculata : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Kerala, 900m, january 2019.
I think it’s P.auriculata Lam. (syn. Plumbago capensis, syn. Plumbago grandiflora).