Blue Trumpet Vine
Scientific Name: Thunbergia grandiflora (Roxb. ex Rottl.) Roxb.
Synonyms: Flemingia grandiflora Roxb. ex Rottl., Flemingia racemosa Herb. Madr. ex Wall.
Unique ID: 187
Sub Class: Gamopetalae
English – Blue Trumpet Vine
Hindi – Neel lata
Description: A large climber, leaves 3-7 by 1.5-6 inch sized, ovate or orbicular, subentire, angularly toothed, lower leaves deeply cordate, petiole long. Flowers large, bluish-white in receme, bracteoles conspicuous. Capsule small with 4 quetrous back. It is common in all types of forests in the state
Habitat: Plains to High Altitude, Cultivated
Distribution: Native of Tropical Africa
Uses: Ornamental; Leaves are eaten cooked as vegetable