Keji beling

  • Native to South America
  • a perennial herb or nearly a shrub 1-2 m tall. Stems are stout, branched, densely velvet-hairy or bristly throughout. Oppositely arranged leaves are rather thick and somewhat leathery, ovate to elliptic- oblong, sometimes even lance-shaped, 5-12 cm long, 2.5-6 cm wide. Margins are toothed, with the teeth angled forward. Tip is acute to tapering, base broadly wedge-shaped to heart-shaped. Flower spikes are stout, erect, 10-60 cm tall, densely bristly. Bracts are lance-shaped or oblong-lance shaped, 8-12 mm long. Flowers are attractive, scarlet, crimson to rose or magenta, fading pink, occasionally purple, fading blue. Flower tube is 1.3-1.8 cm long. Keji beling is also identified with Hemigraphis alternata (Acanthaceae), metal leaf, red flame
  • pink snakeweed Strobilanthes crispa, aka Stachytarpheta mutabilis (Acanthceae), , red porterweed, changeable velvetberry
keji beling
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

Bapan tiangé ngalih don keji beling anggon ubad anyang-anyangan
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