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Common name

English: Hispid strophanthus

Mandarin: 箭毒羊角拗 (jian du yang jiao niu)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2553)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2451)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2075)

      Order: Gentianales (109)

        Family: Apocynaceae (36) (family description)

          Genus: Strophanthus (2)

           Epithet: hispidus A. DC (2)

hispidus => with stiff hairs or bristles

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: liana

Flower colour: red, yellow, white

External links

Check for Strophanthus hispidus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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