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Frangipani Vine

Scientific name of Frangipani Vine: Chonemorpha grandiflora

Name of Frangipani Vine in different languages:-

English: Wood vine

Sanskrit: Murva, Morata

Hindi: मूर्वा Moorva

Tamil: பெரும்குரும்ப Perumkurumpa

Malayalam: Perumkurumba-പെരും കുരുമ്പ , Novunni, Mutthappanthadi

Plant description:

Frangipani Vine is a woody climbing plant, the leaves simple, arranged oppositely, broadly elliptic or ovate-orbicular, up to 25 cm long and 15 cm wide, leaves are shiny with prominent veins, the flowers resemble to the Frangipani, pure white with a yellow center, and have a pleasant fragrance flowering is May to July.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-elliptic Margin-Entire Venation-pinnate
 oblong  Margin_Entire  Venation-pinnate


Useful plant parts:

Flower, Root

Medicinal uses:

Used in the treatment of  worms problems, skin diseases, fever,  urinary tract problems,  jaundice, bronchitis, and cardiac debility

Frangipani Vine is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurvedic medicines


Yogaraja Choornam



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