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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Congea velutina - Velvet Congea

Scientific name: Congea velutina

Common name: Shower of Orchids Vine, Pink Sandpaper Vine, Velvet Congea
Family: Verbanaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia (native to south Thailand and northern Peninsular Malaysia)

Category: Woody perennial climber / liana
Photo taken at: Rooftop Secret Garden of 1-Utama

1.  The Concise Flora of Singapore: Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons, Volume 1, edited by Hsuan Keng, NUS Press 1990 - Congea griffithiana Munir = Congea velutina Auct. non Wright. (Link here)

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