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Justicia aurea, the Brazilian plume or yellow jacobinia, is an ornamental shrub native to the Cerrado vegetation of Brazil. This plant may be propagated by herbaceous stem cutting, and it can usually get to 1,50 - 2,50 m tall. They flourish in the shade, and will not do well if overwatered.

Justicia aurea
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Justicia
Species:
J. aurea
Binomial name
Justicia aurea
Schltdl.
Synonyms

Justicia umbrosa Benth.

A variety with white flowers

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