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Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Pentas Benth. (クササンタンカ) in Japan
P. lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Kusasantanka (クササンタンカ, 草山丹花, s.l.), Egyptian starcluster
ssp. cymosa (Klotzsch) Verdc. Kusasantanka (クササンタンカ)
Lifeform: (semi-)evergreen shrub
Distribution: eastern Africa - Arabian Peninsula
Habitat: sunny sites
Use: treated as annual forb for gardening
Cultivars:

cv. carnea (クササンタンカ, s.s.)
cv. new look red

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Pentas lanceolata in Japan


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[1-3] in front of Toyoko Inn - Kanda/Akihabara, Tokyo, on December 17 2016.

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