Heroic Action

Fights for the true and the beautiful without fear of obstacles or opposition.

Arrhostoxylum costatum (Ruellia elegans)
Small bright red salverform flower with a flattened corolla tube, a limb divided into five rounded lobes and conspicuous white anthers; borne in few-flowered axillary cymes or terminal panicles. A perennial herb.

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Heroic Thought

To the conquest of the unknown without fear of difficulty or incomprehension.

Ipomoea horsfalliae
Princess vine
Medium-sized intense magenta salverform flower with a long waxy corolla tube, white anthers and a purple stigma; the limb is divided into five segments with a clearly impressed star in the centre; borne in loose clusters. A moderately large vine with palmately lobed leaves.

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