Crossandra

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Crossandra
Crossandra infundibuliformis.JPG
Crossandra infundibuliformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Crossandra
Salisb.
Species

Crossandra (Tamil: கனகாம்பரம், Kannada: ಕನಕಾಂಬರ) is a genus of plants in the family Acanthaceae, comprising 54[1] species that occur in Africa, Madagascar, Arabia and the Indian subcontinent. Some species, especially Crossandra infundibuliformis, are cultivated for their brightly colored flowers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crossandra". The Plant List. Version 1.1. 2013. Retrieved 2016-10-06.