Justicia Carnea

Justicia Carnea

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Justicia carnea, with common names including Brazilian plume flower, Brazilian-plume, flamingo flower, and jacobinia — is a flowering plant in the family Acanthaceae. Commonly called Hospital Too Far or Blood of Jesus. Local people use it medicinally for anemia. The resultant liquid after boiling is usually crimson red.
 
The perennial plant is native to the Atlantic Forest ecoregions of eastern Brazil.
It is cultivated and sold as a decorative potted plant and is planted in landscaping as a feature plant in warm temperate and subtropical climates.