Justicia brandegeana Wasshausen & SmithAcanthaceae

common name synonyms: false hop, Mexican shrimp-plant, shrimp-plant, shrimpbush

scientific name synonyms: Beloperone guttata, Calliaspidia guttata

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Scrophulariales

growth form: shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

native range: Mexico (Central America)

notes: introduced in the U.S. (PUSDA)

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth