28 Jun 2015

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Mexican Petunia

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Angiosperms - Flowering plants
Class: Dicots
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Acanthaceae (The Barleria family)
Botanical name: Ruellia simplex or R. brittoniana or R. tweediana
Common Name: Mexican Petunia or Mexican Bluebell
Habit: Perennial Herb
Flower Color: Blue, Pink, White

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The above pictures were taken with Nikon Coolpix.
Location: Kottayam, Kerala (My house)

1 comment:

  1. They are natural but, look like paper-flowers. Beautiful shots Anjana :)

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