common four-o'clock
Mirabilis jalapa L.

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common four-o'clock
Mirabilis jalapa
Forest and Kim Starr


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Genus: Mirabilis

Other System Links

Plants: MIJA
Bayer: MIBJA
GRIN: 24469
ITIS: 19648
NPDN Host: 31102

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
marvel of Peru


Category: Forbs/Herbs