Paper flower climber

The scientific name of the Papper flower climber: calycopteris floribunda.

Name of Paper flower climber in different languages:-

English: Ukshi

Sanskrit: Sushavi

Hindi: Kokoray

Malayalam: Pullani പുല്ലാനി

Plant description:-

It  is a large climbing shrub , grows up to 10 m long, commonly found in waste lands, evergreen forests, Western Ghats. The leaves are ovoid, up to 12 cm long; branches are rust colored and hairy. The flowers occur in branch ends, they are in dense clusters.

Useful plant parts:

Whole plant

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Ovate Margin-Entire Venation-pinnate
 ovate  Margin_Entire  Venation-pinnate


Medicinal uses:

Useful in intestinal worms, colic, leprosy, malaria fever, dysentery, ulcers and vomiting. The fruits are useful to treat jaundice, ulcers, pruritus and skin diseases.

Chemical content:

Astringent, laxative, anthelmintic, depurative, diaphoretic

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