Thunbergia fragrans Roxb.

Common name

English: Whitelady

Mandarin: 碗花草 (wan hua cao)


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Lamiales (158)

        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


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Thunbergia fragrans at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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