Ixora blanda Ker Gawl.


Family: Rubiaceae

Genus: Ixora

Description: 

From Bot. Reg. ...a handsome upright branching shrub, very like Ixora coccinea; with leaves from 2 to 5 inches long, slightly undulated, upper ones sessile, lower petioled.

History: 

Published in Bot. Reg. 2: 100 in 1816.

Synonym of Ixora chinensis Lam.

From Bot. Reg. Dr. Roxburgh found the plant in the gardens of Bengal... Introduced some few years back from India. Requires to be kept in the hothouse.

Other names listed in Bot. Reg.:

Ixora alba Roxb. - listed as a synonym of Ixora parviflora Vahl in Cycl. India ed. 2, 3: 115 in 1873, which is now considered a synonym of Ixora pavetta Andrews.


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