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jungle geranium

Ixora_coccinea

Description:

I. coccinea is a dense, multi-branched evergreen shrub, commonly 4–6 ft (1.2–2 m) in height, but capable of reaching up to 12 ft (3.6 m) high. It has a rounded form, with a spread that may exceed its height. The glossy, leathery, oblong leaves are about 4 in (10 cm) long, with entire margins, and are carried in opposite pairs or whorled on the stems. Small tubular, scarlet flowers in dense rounded clusters 2-5 in (5–13 cm) across are produced almost all year long.

Notes:

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1 species ID suggestions

jungle geranium, flame of the woods, and jungle flame
Ixora coccinea Ixora coccinea

4 Comments

ShishirS
ShishirS 6 years ago

Thank you sanjaysaklani for the ID and useful info

SanjaySaklani
SanjaySaklani 6 years ago

This plant is sacred as well as Medicinal.and is used in treatment of Diarrhoea and Leucorrhoea. It is also studied as Astringent, Anti-diarrhoeal, Anti-leucorrhoeic, Blood-purifier.

ShishirS
ShishirS 6 years ago

Thank u alicelongmartin

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Ioxra

Karnataka, India

Lat: 13.96, Long: 75.27

Spotted on Aug 27, 2012
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012

Spotted for mission

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