Hamelia patens

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Noun1.Hamelia patens - handsome shrub with showy orange to scarlet or crimson flowers; Florida and West Indies to Mexico and Brazil
hamelia - any of several flowering tropical or subtropical shrubs of the genus Hamelia
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Other adults of both color morphs were found feeding on 2 different host plants in the courtyard: firebush (Hamelia patens Jacq.) (Rubiaceae) (Fig.
Amor seco Rubiaceae Hamelia patens (Jacq) Ponasi Sapindaceae Cupania americana L Guara Cupania cubensis Masa e.t Molt Guara amarilla Cupania glabra (Sw) Guara de costa Cupania macrophylla A.Rich Guara comun Sapotaceae Colacarpum sapota (Jacq) Merr.
De todos estos taxones, en Argentina viven solo tres y se distribuyen en el NE y en el NO: Hamelia patens Jacq.
As for the 'flame bush' (Hamelia patens) well, this is one whose leaves provide autumnal colour in winter.
So when a Florida native Hamelia patens (firebush) they planted on their property began to reach past its supposed maximum height of 10 feet, the Witheringtons quickly submitted their tree to the Florida Division of Forestry for verification.