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Ardisia elliptica
Ardisia elliptica
shoebutton Primrose Family
Ardisia elliptica Primulaceae
common names
  shoebutton ardisia
  shoe-button ardisia
accepted scientific name
  Ardisia elliptica Thunb.
rules for finding collection records
  Ardisia elliptica (315)
  Ardisia solanacea (2)
family name
  • Primulaceae
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native to India.

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Ardisia elliptica   Thunb.   (TSN: 183615, Index: 553)

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