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Hypoestes aristata and visiting butterfly
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The calyx or 'estes' is covered by or below, 'hypo', the bracts, which gives the genus its name. The 'purple haze' horticultural variety has been created by selecting plants with desired features from the natural varieties of H. aristata or 'ribbon bush' plants found available in nature.