Justicia cooleyi

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Justicia cooleyi Monach. & Leonard

Acanthaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: decidious

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: tubular
Fruit: loculicidal capsule

82C / 7b4c9a 

Inflorescence: spike

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Lamianae
Ordo:
Scrophulariales

Justicia cooleyi is a perennial.

Naming

Taxonomy

Justicia cooleyi is a species in the genus Justicia which contains approximately 389 to 1163 species and belongs to the family of the Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family). The type species of the genus is Justicia hyssopifolia.

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 20 to 40 centimetres.

Leaves

Justicia cooleyi is deciduous. The simple leaves are opposite. They are lanceolate, entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Justicia cooleyi produces spikes of purple tubular flowers from July to October.

The perennials produce loculicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a half-shady situation on fresh to moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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