Asystasia intrusa
This plant grows in tropical regions and can become 1 to 2 m in height.  A cylindrical flower tinged with light indigo blooms at the tip of the stem.  The outside of flowers are hairy and whitish, and the indigo color shows through to create a unique appearance.  It has a bract at its base, and its green color is also a good accent.
In the areas of its natural habitat, the leaf and the stem are used as vegetables.
It also has a white-flowered species.
Classification Acanthaceae Asystasia
Scientific name Asystasia intrusa
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Native locality Malaysia
Ecological description Evergreen shrub
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Planting place Sun Gallery
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