Tell a friend about this flower! Madhavi lata, native from India to the Philippines, is a vine like plant that is often cultivated in the tropics for its attractive and fragrant flowers. A woody climbing shrub with clusters of pink to white and yellow fragrant flowers and 3-winged, helicopter-like fruits. Flowers have very interesting shape and look like a decorative accessory, with fluffy-toothed edges. The fragrance is very strong and pleasant, resembles fruity perfume.
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Hiptage benghalensis. Full account PDF. Banisteria benghalensis , L. Triopteris jamaicensis , L. Hiptage madablota , Gaertn. Banisteria tetraptera , Sonnerat Banisteria unicapsularis , Lam. Gaertnera indica , J. Gaertnera obtusifolia , DC. Gaertnera racemosa , Vahl Hiptage benghalensis , L.
Kurz forma typica Nied. Hiptage benghalensis , L. Kurz forma macroptera Merr. Kurz forma latifolia Nied. Hiptage macroptera , Merr. Hiptage javanica , Blume Hiptage madablota , Gaertn. Hiptage malaiensis , Nied. Hiptage obtusifolia , DC. Succowia fimbriata , Dennst. Hieracium floribundum , Wimm. Kurz forma cochinchinensis Pierre. Hiptage benghalensis is a native of India, Southeast Asia and the Philippines. Due to the beautiful unique form of its flowers, it is often cultivated as a tropical ornamental in gardens.
Species Description. It has scandent branches up to 5m high. Leaves simple, opposite, blade usually elliptic and cm long 2. The plant flowers intermittently during the year, and produces fragrant flowers borne in compact axillary racemes. The corolla consists of five free, elliptic to round, reflexed petals It is also occasionally cultivated for medicinal purposes Starr Starr and Loope Hiptage holds a reputed position in Indian medicine.
The leaves and bark are hot, acrid, bitter, insecticidal, vulnerary and useful in treatment of biliousness, cough, burning sensation, thirst and inflammation; it has the ability to treat skin diseases and leprosy Agharkar, Prefers climates ranging from warm temperate to tropical. Dry and moist areas from sea level to m ft. Propagation occurs via seeds or cuttings. The seeds are readily dispersed by wind.
PIER, General Impacts. Randall lists this species in the global compendium of weeds for Western Australia Starr Starr and Loope and in tropical Australian rainforests it is a pest Grice and Setter In addition, this species is listed by Staples et al. Education and public awareness are appropriate cultural controls to ensure the weed is not planted as an ornamental near environmentally precious areas.
In countries with tropical regions and warm climates such as Palau it is recommended that troublesome species including H. Weed species should receive high priority for exclusion from entry into the country and promptly evaluated for eradication if found to be present. It is essential that plant growers are aware of the species' potential to become invasive in the wild Starr Starr and Loope Countries or multi-country features with distribution records for Hiptage benghalensis.
Informations on Hiptage benghalensis has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations. Details of Hiptage benghalensis in information. Management notes for this location. Start date:. Ecosystem services:. Coffea myrtifolia EN View more species View less species. Reunion La Runion. Management information. Oahu Is. List of Invasive Species. Summary: List of Invasive species in Florida, their category, common names and their general distribution in Florida.
Available from: www. Hivert, J. Information Ventures, Inc. Triclopyr - Pesticide Fact Sheet. Summary: Triclopyr herbicide fact sheet prepared for the U. Department of Agriculture. Kueffer, C. Mauritius Islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues. Hiptage benghalensis Summary: Ecology, synonyms, common names, distributions Pacific as well as global , management and impact information. Space, J. Starr, F. Starr, K. Loope, L. Plants of Hawaii. Haleakala Field Station, Maui, Hawaii.
Summary: A review of infomation on Hiptage benghalensis. Agharkar, S. Medicinal plants of Bombay presidency. Scientific Publishes, Jodhpur, India, p. Grice, A. Weeds of Rainforests and Associated Ecosystems. Rainforest CRC, Cairns. Online Database Hiptage benghalensis Summary: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species.
Case studies on the status of invasive woody plant species in the Western Indian Ocean. MacDonald, I. Environmental Conservation 18 1 Plants Database, Summary: Comprehensive information concerning taxonomy, distribution, life-history and ecology. Hiptage benghalensis Hiptage Malpighiaceae. Queensland Herbarium, Invasive Naturalised Plants in Southeast Queensland, ranked list. Summary: Extracted from: Batianoff, George N. Assessment of Invasive naturalized plants in south-east Queensland. Plant Protection Quarterly 17, This site records the top invasive plants in Queensland.
Forest Service. Hiptage benghalensis Hiptage Moraceae. Strahm, Wendy. Summary: Email. Tassin, J. Hiptage benghalensis National Genetic Resources Program. Verma, D. Balakrishnan, M. Flora of Madhya Pradesh.
It continues to be available as an ornamental and medicinal plant, and is therefore likel It continues to be available as an ornamental and medicinal plant, and is therefore likely to spread further. This climbing vine is able to smother vegetation and produces wind-dispersed samaras to facilitate dissemination. Hiptage benghalensis L. Kurz was first described in in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. ISB, with Banistera benghalensis and H. Young branches are grey and tomentose.
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Hiptage benghalensis. Full account PDF. Banisteria benghalensis , L. Triopteris jamaicensis , L. Hiptage madablota , Gaertn. Banisteria tetraptera , Sonnerat Banisteria unicapsularis , Lam.
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Click on images to enlarge. Hiptage Hiptage benghalensis is native to eastern India and south-eastern Asia i. Hiptage Hiptage benghalensis has been widely cultivated throughout the world as a garden ornamental, including in the coastal districts of northern and eastern Australia. This species has occasionally become naturalised in the coastal districts of south-eastern and northern Queensland. In northern Queensland there is a much larger infestation near Mossman. It is also naturalised in the Mascarenes i. Hiptage Hiptage benghalensis is most commonly naturalised in closed forests and along waterways, and prefers moist and shady habitats.
Hiptage benghalensis , often simply called hiptage , is a perennial , evergreen liana native to India , Southeast Asia and the Philippines. In Hawaii , where H. The genus name, Hiptage , is derived from the Greek hiptamai , which means "to fly" and refers its unique three-winged fruit known as " samara ". Taxonomic synonyms for H. The flowers are pink to white, with yellow marks. Hiptage benghalensis is a native of India, Southeast Asia and the Philippines. It is also occasionally cultivated for medicinal purposes in the alternative medicine practice ayurveda : the leaves and bark are hot, acrid, bitter, insecticidal, vulnerary and useful in the treatment of biliousness , cough , burning sensation, thirst and inflammation ; it also has the ability to treat skin diseases and leprosy.