Thunbergia fragrans Roxb.

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Thunbergia fragrans
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Thunbergia fragrans Roxb.
  • Common name : Fragrant Thunbergia
  • Key identification features : Perennial climber, slightly hairy. Leaves deltoid, heart-shaped, thinly puberulous, base truncate with 1 or 2 broad teeth on either side, margin entire. Flowers axillary, solitary and white. Stamens 4, didynamous, inserted near the base of the corolla tube. Capsule globose, narrowed into a sword shaped beak.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Often cultivated in gardens
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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