Aphelandra sinclairiana Nees ex Benth., Bot. Voy. Sulphur 146 1846; 

Aphelandra Sinclairiana : Peradeniya,Sri Lanka : 180111-AK: Taken at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Sri lanka on the 17th of November,2010. 



Ornamental Bush For ID : Lalbagh,Bangalore : 240413 : AK-1 : Attachments (2). 9 posts by 3 authors.
A cultivated, ornamental bush seen at Lalbagh Botanical Gardens on 16/3/13.


This could be Justicia brandegeana??

Shrimp Plant looks different.
I have photographed it.
This could be some Aphelandra, I had posted from Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Could this be Aphelandra sinclairiana?
Common name Orange Shrimp Plant, Coral Aphelandra?

looks like Justicia scheidweileri

Attaching one more cropped picture.
I believe this to be Aphelandra sinclairiana, and not Justicia.
Experts kindly validate.

oho !!!!! yes this is
Aphelandra sinclairiana
Family: Acanthaceae
Orange Shrimp plant, Coral Aphelandra, Panama Queen
Origin: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama



FJ 13 051113 : Attachments (1).  4 posts by 4 authors.

Please ID this plant with purple/ pink flower. Photo was taken in Fiji in Sep 2013

It may be Aphelandra sinclairiana of Acanthaceae.

efi page on Aphelandra sinclairiana  

I agree with … id.

Have posted same plant from Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and Lalbagh, Bangalore.



Attachments (2)
Seen at the Lalbagh Gardens, Bangalore.

Common names are Coral Aphelandra, Orange Shrimp Plant.



Seen at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka during visit.

these are nice bracts

flowers have not emerged yet or did you see them on other plans? what colors were they?

Attached pl find Aphelanda sinclairiana from JNTBGRI Kerala. Attachments (1)

thanks …but does … have the flowers’ pics is my question

Thanks for the picture of flowers.
…, No I did not see open flowers in Peradeniya.
Have posted them in another post from Lalbagh, Bangalore.
Sorry for the delay in replying.
I have been busy lately and also will be travelling soon.
Will respond to the other mails at the earliest.
Just trying to finish the Family Fortnight before the deadline.



SK1694 03 Jan 2019 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 6 mb.

Location : Sentosa , Singapore
Date : 18 October 2012
Altitude  131 m.
Habit : Cultivated
Justicia ??

Aphelandra sinclairiana Nees



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