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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Quisqualis indica - Rangoon Creeper Double Flowers



Scientific name: Quisqualis indica

Common name: Rangoon Creeper, Burma Creeper, Chinese Honeysuckle, Drunken Sailor.

Malay name: Bunga Akar Dani, Bunga Setanduk, Redani, Selimpas, Udani, Urdani

Family: Combretaceae
Origin: Burma, Peninsular Malaysia, New Guinea, and the Philippines
Category: Evergreen perennial climber, Ligneous vine

Photographs taken at: The Secret Garden of 1-Utama
My post about this plant is here.

Quisqualis is derived from the Latin words quis for "who?" and qualis for "what?"

3 comments:

  1. Yay for the Latin name!

    Pretty flower.
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  2. Fantastic details, light and color!

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  3. I do not know this plant ..... is beautiful!

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Yay! You like flowers too.

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