Aphelandra sinclairiana is in the family Acanthaceae. Commonly known as Coral Aphelandra or orange shrimp plant, it is native to Central America including Nicaragua, Panama, and Costa Rica. Coral Aphelandra is named so for its vibrant inflorescenes, with pink flowers that erupt from the coral-colored bracts. This species is cultivated in tropical gardens, but is rare to find. It can grow up to 10 feet tall, and does best in areas with partial shade.
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