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Ovo justicia (Justicia obtusa)

Ovo justicia (Justicia obtusa) is a species of plant in the Acanthaceae, erect shrub, cylindrical stem with several angles and white hairs, oval or elongated leaves and hairy, flowers in panicles at the end of long stalks and white with violet.

J. obtusa has an erect stem, cylindrical in shape with several shallow indentations that form linear angles, slender, branched, green and white hairs all over the surface.

Ovo justicia (Justicia obtusa)


Leaves broad oval or elongated, pointed tip but generally blunt, flat margins, a bone in the middle with several pinnate veins, green surface and white hairs all over. Leaves have short stalks.

Flowers appear in panicles on an elongated bulbous, green and white hair at the end of a long stalk. The crown is white with violet trim.





Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Justicia
Species: Justicia obtusa

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