Houstonia coccinea Andrews

Family: Rubiaceae

Genus: Houstonia


Houstonia with oval, smooth leaves, growing mostly by threes; stem weak, rather shrubby; flowers terminate the branches, and are scarlet.


Published in Bot. Repos. 2: 106 in 1800. ...Sir J. Banks... by whom it was sent to the Royal Gardens, Kew, in 1793. It is a native of South America...

Synonym of Bouvardia ternifolia (Cav.) Schltdl.

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