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White Angel, Snowflake Flower

Wrightia antidysenterica

Description:

Wrightia antidysenterica, called the Coral Swirl, Snowflake, Milky Way, Winter Cherry Tree, Arctic Snow, is a flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae. W. antidysenterica is sometimes mistaken to belong to a separate genus Holarrhena, as Holarrhena pubescens. It's been long known in Indian Ayurvedic tradition, and is called "kuţaja" in Sanskrit. It is also known as "White Angel" in the Philippines.

Habitat:

Backyard garden.

Notes:

Reference: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1166...

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Biñan, Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Jan 8, 2013
Submitted on Feb 28, 2013

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