4 Aug 2015

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Ixora Nora Grant Pink

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Rubiales
Family: Rubiaceae (The Coffee family)
Botanical name: Ixora coccinea
Common Name: Ixora Nora Grant
Habit: Perennial Shrub

Nora Grant is one of the popular hybrids of Ixora coccinea. Dense clusters of star shaped florets are bright pink in color. Ixora plants are best used as a hedge. This plant blooms throughout the year. 

ixora coccinea
ixora coccinea
ixora coccinea
ixora coccinea
ixora coccinea
ixora coccinea
ixora coccinea
ixora coccinea

The above pictures were taken with Nikon Coolpix. Please click on each picture to get the full view.
Location: My garden at Kottayam, Kerala

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