A picture of a Palicourea


Palicourea spp.

Palicourea by The lifted lorax (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering


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Minimum temperature


More images of Palicourea

A close up of a green Palicourea plant with orange flowers
A close up of some white flowering Palicourea with green foliage

Palicourea Overview

Palicourea is a large, diverse genus containing over 660 species in the Rubiaceae family. These plants originate from Mexico to South America and range from shrubs to small trees. They produce attractive, brightly coloured and showy blooms in a range of colours including yellow, orange, red and pink.

Special features of Palicourea

Attractive flowers