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Ixora coccinea (scarlet jungleflame)

Synonyms: Pavetta coccinea

Wikipedia Abstract

Ixora coccinea (also known as jungle geranium, flame of the woods or jungle flame) is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is a common flowering shrub native to Southern India and Sri Lanka. It has become one of the most popular flowering shrubs in South Florida gardens and landscapes.
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Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Structure [1]  Shrub

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  


Acrocercops tetradeta[2]
Cerococcus deklei (grenade scale)[3]
Cerococcus ornatus[3]
Ceroplastes rubens (pink wax scale)[3]
Coccus celatus[3]
Coccus viridis (green coffee scale)[3]
Howardia biclavis (mining scale)[3]
Ischnaspis longirostris (black line scale)[4]
Lepidosaphes ixorae (santan scale)[3]
Milviscutulus mangiferae (mango shield scale)[3]
Paralecanium limbatum[3]
Paralecanium maritimum[3]
Planococcus minor (Pacific mealybug)[3]
Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli (false oleander scale)[3]
Pulvinaria ficus[3]
Pulvinaria ixorae[3]
Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale)[3]
Rathinda amor (Monkey Puzzle)[2]
Rhizoecus simplex[3]
Saissetia coffeae (brown scale)[3]
Saissetia miranda (mexican black scale)[3]
Turdus pelios (African Thrush)[5]


W. & S. India, Sri Lanka, Indo-China;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5A twelve-month field study of the West African Thrush Turdus pelios (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae). Part 2: annual cycles, Akinsola I. Akinpelu, Rev. biol. trop vol.53 no.1-2 San José June 2005
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