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Common name

English: Chinese honeysuckle, Rangoon creeper

German: Rangunschlinger

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        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, red, white

External links

Check for Combretum indicum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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