Combretum indicum (L.) DeFilipps

Common name

English: Chinese honeysuckle, Rangoon creeper

German: Rangunschlinger

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Myrtales (71)

        Family: Combretaceae (9) (family description)

          Genus: Combretum (2)

           Epithet: indicum (L.) DeFilipps (3)

Synonym: Quisqualis indica L.

indica => from or referring in some way to India

indicum => of Indian origin

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: liana, shrub

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Combretum indicum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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