Request for ID : 301210 : AK-3: Again taken at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
on the 17th of November, 2010.
Is it some Honeysuckle?

This can be Dianthera candicans



Showy red flowers of this shrub probably relates to the snake jasmine. 
Date/Time-10 Jan 2011 
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Waynaad, Kerala
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-, Garden
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-Shrub,
Height/Length-approx – 3-4 feet
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape – Approx. 10 cms,  Leaves opposite
Inflorescence Type/ Size- 
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts – Red, size-5 cms, 
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- –NA–
Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 

I hope this is a garden plant.
I think it would be Justicia candicans (Nees) L.D.Benson of Acanthaceae family commonly called as Pink Justicia. This is originally from Central and North America.



BND 75 29/10/2014 : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1) 
Please identify this ornamental plant with pink flowers. It is a small woody shrub with narrowly elliptical opposite leaves. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in March 2013.

Is it a Jacobina?

Dianthera candicans.



Attached are pictures of Dianthera candicans captured at Thane, Dattaji Salvi Udyan in March 2015.



from Karnataka ID please : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Hassan (1000m), Karnataka, january 2019. In the garden of the hotel, but perhaps wild…

Dianthera candicans




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