Pachystachys lutea Nees

Shrimp Plant

Shrub growing to about 1m tall. Flower spikes 4-sided, with golden to orange bracts and white, curved flowers. [Beloperone guttata Brandeg. 'Lutea', Justicia brandegeana Wassh. & L.B. Smith 'Lutea']


Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Acanthaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Acanthaceae
genus        Pachystachys Nees