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Kembang Pukul 4, Mirabilis Jalapa (Nyctaginaceae)

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''Mirabilis jalapa'', the marvel of Peru or four o'clock flower, is the most commonly grown ornamental species of ''Mirabilis'' plant, and is available in a range of colours. ''Mirabilis'' in Latin means wonderful and Jalapa is the state capital of Veracruz in México. ''Mirabilis jalapa'' was cultivated by the Aztecs for medicinal and ornamental purposes.

The flowers usually open from late afternoon or at dusk , giving rise to one of its common names. Flowers then produce a strong, sweet-smelling.. more

Similar species: Pinks, Cactuses, And Allies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Feb 11, 2020. Captured Feb 4, 2020 17:52 in Jl. Palasari, Sundawenang, Kec. Parung Kuda, Sukabumi Regency, Jawa Barat 43357, Indonesia.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  • f/20.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm