Frangipani vine
This plant is a climbing plant which grows 6m in length and secretes milky sap when wounded.   It has large glossy leaves and white propela-shaped flowers with a nice scent which blooms in a large cluster.
Sap (latex) from the trunk is used for making rubber and fiber from the bark is used for making fishing nets and rope.
In India, it is said that this plant is a rare medicinal plant (Ayurvedic drug) from Gujarat and is used for diabetes and stomach disorders.   It is also thought that it is a treatment of cancer.
Classification Apocynaceae Chonemorpha
Scientific name Chonemorpha fragrans (Moon) Alston
Japanese name ---
English name Frangipani vine
Native locality India, Malaysia
Ecological description Evergreen climber
RDB ---
Planting place Sun Gallery
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