20 Jul 2015

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Red Mussaenda

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Angiosperms - Flowering plants
Class: Dicots
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Rubiales
Family: Rubiaceae (The Coffee family)
Botanical name: Mussaenda erythrophylla
Common Name: Red Mussaenda
Habit: Perennial Shrub

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

4 comments:

  1. Very pleasant look, nice post Anjana :)

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  2. The bright pink leaves look beautiful.

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  3. This used to bloom in my Trivandrum house, even the pick one. Thank you for showing. :)

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