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Fire flame bush
Scientific name of Fire flame bush: Woodfordia fruticosa
Name of Fire flame bush in different languages:-
English: Red Bell Bush
Sanskrit: Parvati, Bahupuspika, Davi, Shantha
Malayalam: Thathiry താതിരി, Tatiripuspi
Fire flame bush (Woodfordia fruticosa) is a deciduous shrub with many branches, and grows to 3 m. tall, found in tropical and subtropical regions; Leaves are 4 to 11cm long and 2 to 4 cm broad, lanceolate or oblong, punctuate bottom. Flowers many, red, in axillary, paniculate cymose, clustered up to 16, pedicels are about 1 cm long. Seeds contain in a capsule, sized 0.6 to 1cm long and 0.3 to 0.5 cm broad, which is brown and obovate.
Useful plant parts:
Used as an ingredient to fermentation of many of Ayurvedic medicines, antiseptic, one of the main ingredients in almost all Arishtas and Asavas.
woodfruticosin, woodfordins A-D, lupeol, betulin, Beta-sitosterol, ursolic acid, betulinic acid, lawsone, oenotherin, ellagic acid, cyanidin, Beta- sitosterol.