indica Linn., Quisqualis sinensis Lindl. , Quisqualis
||Red - Pink
||Rangoon Creeper, Burma creeper
|English / Trade Name
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Madhu Malati. Rangoon creeper, Angoon jasmine, Chinese honeysuckle, Drunken sailor
||Up to 1800m
||Fruit 5 winged nut, ovate- elliptical, acutely 5-angled, wings, stout , reddish brown, indehiscent, 1- seeded. Seedling with hypogeal germination.
||It occurs in shrubs and tree savanna, forest margins, along stream banks, also in disturbed habitats, including roadsides, waste places, rice fields and railway tracts etc.
||Native to tropical Asia but widely cultivated throughout the tropics and subtropics and has become naturalized in many localities.
||Woody densely to sparsely short hairy, rarely sparsely glandular.
|Distribution in Haryana
||Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, M. Garh, Mewat, Morni-Pinjore, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat, Yamuna Nagar
||Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
|Description of Species
||A vigorous twining climber, Leaves opposite or almost opposite , simple and entire; stipules absent Flower in pendent racemes, white pendulous trumpets open white then change to pink, red and finally a deep maroon
||Leaves opposite or almost opposite , simple and entire; stipules absent; blade elliptical or oblong, apex acuminate, base rounded or almost cordate, densely short hairy to nearly glabrous, papery, minutely warted, pinnately veined with 5-7 pairs of lateral veins.