Quisqualis indica L.

 
  • Family : COMBRETACEAE
    (COMBRETUM or INDIAN ALMOND FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Combretaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Combretum indicum (L.) DeFilipps
  • Common name : Rangoon Creeper, Burma creeper, Chinese honeysuckle, Rangoon creeper
  • Vernacular name : Rangoon mallikai (Tamil); Kulamarinji, Thookuchethi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Comments / notes : Grown as an ornament in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Old World tropics
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Quisqualis indica. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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