Brazilian plume

Justicia umbrosa

''Justicia umbrosa'' is an ornamental shrub native of Cerrado vegetation of Brazil. This plant may be propagated by herbaceous stem cutting, and it can usually get to 1,50 - 2,50 m tall. They flourish in the shade, and will not do well if overwatered.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderLamiales
FamilyAcanthaceae
GenusJusticia
SpeciesJ. umbrosa
Photographed in
Cyprus