Mussaenda erythrophylla Schumach. & Thonn., Beskr. Guin. Pl. 116 1827. (Syn: Mussaenda fulgens R.Br. ex Tedlie [Invalid]; Mussaenda splendida Welw.);
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mew-say-EN-duh — Latinized form of Sinhalese vernacular name mussenda
er-ith-roh-FIL-uh — red-leaved
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commonly known as: mussaenda • Bengali: sada patta • Hindi: bedina • Konkani: मिठाइ फुल mithai phool • Manipuri: hanu-rei • Sinhalese: mussenda • Tamil: வெள்ளையிலை vellaiyilai
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Native to: tropical Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands
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As per efi thread:
The two species are quite distinct in corolla, it being yellow in M. philippica and white to creamy white with red centre in M. erythrophylla

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Rubiaceae Week :: Mussaenda erythrophylla in Thane and Pune:  Mussaenda erythrophylla Schumach. & Thonn.
mew-say-EN-duh — Latinized form of Sinhalese vernacular name mussenda
er-ith-roh-FIL-uh — red-leaved
Jun 26, 2010 … at a resort garden in Girivan, Maval, Maharashtra
commonly known as: mussaenda • Bengali: sada patta • Hindi: bedina • Konkani: मिठाइ फुल mithai phool • Manipuri: hanu-rei • Sinhalese: mussenda • Tamil: வெள்ளையிலை vellaiyilai
Native to: tropical Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands
References: Flowers of IndiaWikipediaLen Webb Ecological Images Collection
more views: Jul 7, 2007in Babasaheb Ambedkar Udyan, Powai, Mumbai

Jan 7, 2007 … in a residence garden, Vaghbil, Thane, Maharashtra


Best Catch ever possible for this plant



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Attaching an image of a Lime Butterfly on the flowers of Mussaenda erythrophylla.



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SYMBIOSIS : 420 : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 3 authors.

Attaching an image of a Rice swift butterfly on the flower of Mussaenda erythrophylla.



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This is yet another one with a single photograph.


Received ID from … – Mussaenda erythrophylla Schumach. & Thonn.



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Enclosing some pictures of Mussaenda erythrophyllacommonly known as Ashanti BloodRed Flag Bush and Tropical Dogwood.

These pictures were taken in the Lal Bagh Garden, Bangalore on 5 Sep 2015.

Hope you could give space for thes pictures in the FOI as it is not listed.


Thanks, …, for these beautiful pictures



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Sharing some pictures of Mussaenda erythrophylla shot at Lal bagh Bangalore on 6 September 2015.


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Mussaenda erythrophylla photographed from Lal Bagh, Bangalore, 29-9-2015


Superb photos.  Common in the gardens of Mysore and Bangalore.



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