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Ixora coccinea L.

Synonyms

Pavetta coccinea

Common names

Jungle geranium, flame of the woods, jungle flame

Extract from Wikipedia article

Ixora coccinea (or jungle geranium, flame of the woods, and jungle flame) is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is a common flowering shrub native to Southern India and Sri Lanka. It has become one of the most popular flowering shrubs in South Florida gardens and landscapes. Its name derives from an Indian deity.

LinkJungle geranium (Ixora coccinea) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of jungle geranium (Ixora coccinea) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkJungle geranium (Ixora coccinea) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 26, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkJungle geranium (Ixora coccinea) planted in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, April 28, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar
LinkJungle geranium (Ixora coccinea) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Al Istiqlal. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar

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