Sunday, 20 October 2013

Thechi/Chethi Flower ( Ixora Coccinea ),The traditional flower of Kerala state, India

Ixora coccinea (or jungle geraniumflame of the woods, and 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. Its name derives from an Indian deity.

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