Tibouchina elegans (syn. Pleroma elegans Gardner) is an ornamental plant in the family Melastomataceae.
The plant is endemic to the Atlantic Forest ecoregion in southeastern Brazil.
In addition, this plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.
Senecio is a genus of the daisy family (Asteraceae) that includes ragworts and groundsels. The scientific Latin genus name, Senecio, means "old man."
Tibouchina Aubl. is a neoptropical flowering plant genus in Melastomataceae Juss. that contains approximately 240 species. Species of this genus are herbs, shrubs or trees and typically have purple flowers. They are native to Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America where they are found as far south as northern Argentina. Members of this genus are known as glory bushes, glory trees or princess flowers. The name Tibouchina is adapted from a Guianan indigenous name for a member of this genus . A recent systematic study has shown that this genus is paraphyletic.
Savia is a genus of the family Phyllanthaceae first described as a genus in 1806. It is native to the West Indies, the Florida Keys, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, and Paraguay.
August Wilhelm Eichler, also known under his Latinized name, Augustus Guilielmus Eichler, was a German botanist who developed a new system of classification of plants to reflect the concept of evolution. His author abbreviation in botany is Eichler.
Flora Brasiliensis is a book published between 1840 and 1906 by the editors Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, August Wilhelm Eichler, Ignatz Urban and many others. It contains taxonomic treatments of 22,767 species, mostly Brazilian angiosperms.
Banksia elegans, commonly known as the elegant banksia, is a species of woody shrub that is endemic to a relatively small area of Western Australia. Reaching 4 m (13 ft) high, it is a suckering shrub that rarely reproduces by seed. The round to oval yellow flower spikes appear in spring and summer. Swiss botanist Carl Meissner described Banksia elegans in 1856. It is most closely related to the three species in the subgenus Isostylis.
Hygrophila costata, with the common names glush weed, gulf swampweed, and yerba de hicotea, is an aquatic plant
Staurogyne elegans is a species of plant native to Brazilian cerrado vegetation. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.
Senecio pulcher is an ornamental plant native to the wet valleys & slopes and flooded rocky habitats in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. Cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius. After dusty miller, S. pulcher is perhaps one of the most popular species of the genus for horticulture along with German ivy and purple ragwort or it was in 1917.
T. elegans may refer to:
P. elegans may refer to any of the following species:
Capparis elegans is a flowering plant species in the genus Capparis found in Brazil.
Cuphea elegans is a species of flowering plants native to Brazil.
Bastardia elegans is a species of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is found in Brazil.
Tibouchina granulosa is a species of tree in the family Melastomataceae. It is also known as purple glory tree or princess flower. Because its purple-flowers bloom for most of the year, this tree is often used for gardening in Brazil, where is known by the name quaresmeira.
Tibouchina lepidota, also known as alstonville, Andean princess flower, lasiandra, or glory bush, is a medium-sized ornamental tree or a large shrub native to northwestern South America that is cultivated for its masses of purple flowers from autumn right through to winter.
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