Ixora coccinea L.

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Ixora coccinea

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

Ixora coccinea

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

Ixora coccinea

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

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Notes: In cultivation this is a very variable species with many different cultivars from dwarf shrubs to large shrubs; corolla lobes broadly rounded (as in the photographs)or longer and pointed; sometimes flowers are not even red but yellow or orange.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Southern India and Sri Lanka
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Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Page 445.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ixora coccinea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Ixora coccinea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ixora coccinea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ixora coccinea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ixora coccinea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ixora coccinea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ixora coccinea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ixora coccinea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ixora coccinea
Ispot Southern Africa: Ixora coccinea
JSTOR Plant Science: Ixora coccinea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ixora coccinea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ixora coccinea
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ixora coccinea
Tropicos: Ixora coccinea


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Ixora coccinea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=185700, retrieved 17 July 2019

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