Justicia umbrosa

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Justicia umbrosa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Justicia
Species: J. umbrosa
Binomial name
Justicia umbrosa
Benth.

Justicia umbrosa (Brazilian plume, Yellow Jacobinia; syn. Adhatoda umbrosa Ness, and Justicia aurea Schltdl.) is an ornamental shrub native of Cerrado vegetation of Brazil. This plant may be propagated by herbaceous stem cutting, and it can usually get to 1,50 - 2,50 m tall. They flourish in the shade, and will not do well if overwatered.

A variety with white flowers

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