Cryptolepis grandiflora Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. t. 831 1845. (syn: Cryptolepis wightiana Wall. [Invalid]; Echites coriaceus B.Heyne ex Hook.f. [Illegitimate]);

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Cryptolepis grandiflora of Periplocaceae, a beautiful climber with creamy white, fragrant flowers.

cryptolepis or cryptostegia?

Cryptolepis for sure, with terete slender tapering follicles. In Cryptostegia has distinctly 3-winged follicles.