Plant ID forum: Could this be an Aphelandra?

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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Jun 23, 2014 8:19 AM CST
It was a quick shot in the evening I took from a front yard in Rio de Janeiro.
I thought maybe an Aphelandra but couldn't find any match in that genus.


Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Jun 23, 2014 9:35 AM CST
It looks like Crossandra to me. Very pretty.
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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JRsbugs
Jun 23, 2014 9:48 AM CST
Tee has got it Myriam, very pretty!

Crossandra infundibuliformis var. fortuna looks good ..

http://www.biolib.cz/en/image/id69986/

Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Jun 23, 2014 12:18 PM CST
That is it! Hurray!
Thank you Tee for the genus and Janet for the species!

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