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Combretum indicum (L.) DeFilipps

Synonyms

Kleinia quadricolor, Mekistus sinensis, Quisqualis ebracteata, Quisqualis glabra, Quisqualis grandiflora, Quisqualis indica, Quisqualis longiflora, Quisqualis loureiroi, Quisqualis madagascariensis, Quisqualis obovata, Quisqualis pubescens, Quisqualis sinensis, Quisqualis spinosa, Quisqualis villosa

Common names

Rangoon Creeper, Burma Creeper, Chinese Honeysuckle, Cocuisa, Corazon de hombre, Cuiscualis

Extract from Wikipedia article

Combretum indicum, also known as the Chinese honeysuckle or Rangoon creeper, is a vine with red flower clusters and is found in Asia. It is found in many other parts of the world either as a cultivated ornamental or run wild. Other names for the plant include Quiscual (in Spanish), Niyog-niyogan (in Filipino), Madhu Malti or Madhumalti (in Hindi), Malati ( মালতী in Assamese), Akar Dani (in Malay) and Radha Manoharam (in Telugu).

LinkRangoon Creeper (Quisqualis indica, Burma Creeper, Chinese Honeysuckle) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkRed and white flowers of Rangoon Creeper (Quisqualis indica, Burma Creeper, Chinese Honeysuckle) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 17, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar

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