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Copper Leaf

Chrysothemis pulchella


Also known as Sunset Bells, Black Flamingo, and Chrysothemis. The name is taken from mythology - Chryso Themis was a daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, of Greek mythology. Pulchella means beautiful. This plant was found in Rizal Shrine, Dapitan City.


elapj 9 years ago

Thanks for the ID, ceherzog! :)

ceherzog 9 years ago

This plant, Chrysothemis, is in the Gesneriaceae, or African Violet Family.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Flower structure is of Solanaceae family.

LauraMaria 9 years ago

Wow, what an interesting plant! Those oranges are superb. I have no idea what it is, but I'd love one in a pot on my balcony! I hope someone can help out with the ID :)

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Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines

Spotted on May 18, 2011
Submitted on Jul 15, 2011

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