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Alternanthera ficoidea var. bettzickiana (calicoplant)


Wikipedia Abstract

Alternanthera bettzickiana (syn. A. amoena) is a species of flowering plant in the amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. It is commonly used as an ornamental edging plant. It is particularly popular in China, where it is "cultivated in nearly all the large cities". It is native to South America. Its common names include calico-plant. \n* Flower


Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [1]  Herb


Lopholeucaspis cockerelli (Cockerell scale)[2]


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1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0