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Common name

English: Whitelady

Mandarin: 碗花草 (wan hua cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Lamiales (172)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25)(family description)

          Genus: Thunbergia (4)

            Epithet: fragrans Roxb. (2)

Synonym: Roxburghia rostrata Russell ex Nees

fragrans => fragrant, of pleasant odour

rostrata => beak-shaped, somewhat beaked

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Thunbergia fragrans at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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