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Mussaenda erythrophylla 'Dona Queen Sirikit'


Mussaenda erythrophylla 'Dona Queen Sirikit'

Family Name: Rubiaceae
Synonyms: Mussaenda 'Queen Sirikit'
Common Name: Queen Sirikit Mussaenda, Pink Mussaenda


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)
Common Names

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Shrub


Native Distribution Tropical Asia & Africa

Description and Ethnobotany

Taxonomy It is a hybrid between Mussaenda 'Dona Luz' and Mussaenda philippica 'Aurorae', created by the University of the Philippines in 1963. The hybrid was named in honour of H.M. Queen Sirikit during Their Majesties visit to the Philippines. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Lots of Water


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Leaf Area Index (LAI) for Green Plot Ratio 4.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Dicot)

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Pink, Yellow / Golden

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Master ID 959
Species ID 2253
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Species record last updated on: 24 April 2024.