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Justicia capitata (T. Anders. ex Hook. f.) Cramer

Flower-head Justicia (Justicia capitata)

The Flower-head Justicia was found growing in wet, evergreen forest in the Ratnapura District of Sri Lanka.

It reached a height of about 1 m, it had oval-oblong to oval-elliptic, 15,5 cm long and 5 cm wide leaves, the flowers were white.

The species is now considered possibly extinct.


edited: 22.04.2022

Justicia psychotrioides Thou. ex Schult

Psychotria-like Justicia (Justicia psychotrioides)

The Psychotria-like Justicia was described in 1822, as far as I’m aware based on a herbarium specimen, the species was endemic to the island of Mauritius, Mascarene Islands.

The species is now considered extinct. 


edited: 07.05.2019