Cryptostegia grandiflora

Cryptostegia grandiflora

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(Rubber Vine)

FAMILY

Apocynaceae/Asclepiadaceae

Species

Cryptostegia grandiflora

Common name(s)

Rubber Vine, (CLASS 2, WONS)

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white to pink. Robust vine

Distinguishing features

Leaves opposite. Latex present. Flowers bell-shaped with 5 lobes, corolla whitish to pink. Fruit – 2 pods held at right angles. Seeds numerous bearing silky hairs.

Cryptostegia grandiflora