Pseudomussaenda flava Verdc.

Etymology Genus False Mussaenda, similar and used to be placed under the genus Mussaenda
Species Yellow
Family Rubiaceae
Synonyms Mussaenda flava (Verdc.) Bakh.f.
Common Names Dwarf Mussaenda, White Wing
Status Exotic: Cultivated Only
Form Shrub
Native Distribution Tropical Africa

Diagnostics:

Pseudomussaenda flava is a commonly cultivated shrub. It is easily distinguishable from the small yellow flowers, accompanied by one or two cream-coloured bracts for each flower cluster.


Interesting Facts:

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A commonly cultivated shrub.

Distinct flowers with the cream coloured bracts.

Leaf arrangement.

Leaf underside.

Branch.


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Author: Jake
Posted: 2018-04-18