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Tell a friend about this flower! Madhavi lata, native from India to the Philippines, is a vine like plant that is often cultivated in the tropics for its attractive and fragrant flowers. A woody climbing shrub with clusters of pink to white and yellow fragrant flowers and 3-winged, helicopter-like fruits. Flowers have very interesting shape and look like a decorative accessory, with fluffy-toothed edges. The fragrance is very strong and pleasant, resembles fruity perfume.
Leaves are narrow and drooping. This plant can be trimmed as a bush, and can be crown in container, too. Used medicinally in India. Make sure to provide lots of light for profuse blooming.
The genus name, Hiptage , is derived from the Greek hiptamai, which means "to fly" and refers its unique three-winged fruit known as "samara". The fruit is carried by wind because of its papery wings. Medicinal uses: The bark, leaves and flowers are aromatic, bitter, acrid, astringent, refrigerant, vulnerary, expectorant, cardiotonic, anti-inflammatory and insecticidal.
They are useful in burning sensation, wounds, ulcers, cough, asthma. File size.
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It continues to be available as an ornamental and medicinal plant, and is therefore likel It continues to be available as an ornamental and medicinal plant, and is therefore likely to spread further. This climbing vine is able to smother vegetation and produces wind-dispersed samaras to facilitate dissemination. Hiptage benghalensis L. Kurz was first described in in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.
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Click on images to enlarge. Hiptage Hiptage benghalensis is native to eastern India and south-eastern Asia i. Hiptage Hiptage benghalensis has been widely cultivated throughout the world as a garden ornamental, including in the coastal districts of northern and eastern Australia. This species has occasionally become naturalised in the coastal districts of south-eastern and northern Queensland. In northern Queensland there is a much larger infestation near Mossman. It is also naturalised in the Mascarenes i.
New foliage coppery. Dried branches peel off in layers. Branchlets densely woolly. Petals fringed at margin.
Hiptage benghalensis , often simply called hiptage , is a perennial , evergreen liana native to India , Southeast Asia and the Philippines. In Hawaii , where H. The genus name, Hiptage , is derived from the Greek hiptamai , which means "to fly" and refers its unique three-winged fruit known as " samara ". Taxonomic synonyms for H.