Justicia candicans (Nees) L.D.Benson, Trees Shrubs Southw. Deserts ed. 3: 218 1981. (Syn: Adhatoda candicans Nees; Dianthera candicans (Nees) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks.; Dianthera candicans (Nees) Benth. & Hook. f. ex Hemsl.; Ecbolium candicans (Nees) Kuntze; Jacobinia candicans (Nees) Benth. & Hook. f. ex Hook. f. & B.D. Jacks.; Jacobinia candicans var. subglabra (S. Watson) L.D. Benson; Jacobinia ovata A. Gray; Jacobinia ovata var. subglabra S. Watson; Justicia candicans (Nees) V.A.W. Graham; Justicia candicans var. subglabra (S. Watson) L.D. Benson;
Justicia mexicana Rose) ;
Request for ID : 301210 : AK-3: Again taken at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
This can be Dianthera candicans
Wayanad flora #16 | 12May2011AR02: 3 images.
Showy red flowers of this shrub probably relates to the snake jasmine.
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?
Acanthaceae Fortnight :: Dianthera candicans :: Thane :: ARKMAR-23/35 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
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…