Angiosperms · Polemoniaceae · Loeselia. Loeselia mexicana (Lam.) Brand This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Loeselia (family. Loeselia es un género botánico con 34 especies de plantas con flores perteneciente a la Symbol Loeselia. Loeselia Loeselia mexicana. Taxonomía · Reino: Plantae. Subreino: Tracheobionta · División. Loeselia mexicana (Lam.) Brand [excluded] Show All Show Tabs. General Information. Symbol: LOME5. Group: Dicot. Family: Polemoniaceae. Duration.

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Published by Daniel Mexjcana on December 4, Loeselia mexicana close-up image is a woody perennial member of the phlox family. In Mexico, it is most commonly known as espinosilla. An English common name used is Mexican false calico. Folk medicinal use of this species by indigenous peoples as an antipyretic, antidiarrheal and antiseptic has led to modern research into its medicinal properties, e.

However, many plants still continue to bloom long after their spiny foliage has faded and turned brown, and its scarlet flowers create a great food source for hummingbirds well into November and early December. Read More 10 Comments. This lovely polemonium with red flowers used by hummingbirds, seems to be one of many such flowers from Mexico. In our garden we have Pineapple Sage also red flowered and blooming in loesepia Sept until frost cuts in down in our Eugene OR garden.


I would love to see more plants from Mexico. Interesting that they appear to be only distantly related — how mxeicana it that they have such similar flowers?

Brent — sounds like classic convergent evolution. This plant also looks very similar to Ipomopsis rubra same family. Does it have loeselua foliage like Ipomopsis? We currently accept photos submitted through a Flickr group, our garden forums, or email.

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