EPPO Global Database

Quisqualis indica(QISIN)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: QISIN
  • Preferred name: Quisqualis indica
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, China (including Taiwan), Malesia, eastern Africa, New Guinea, Australia (Western, North, Queensland). A woody climber with medicinal properties. Introduced in western tropical Africa, Caribbean, South America (Venezuela)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Combretum indicum (Linnaeus) DeFilipps
Quisqualis sinensis Lindley

Common names
Name Language
Chinese honeysuckle English
drunken sailors English
Indian jessamine English
quisqual English
Rangoon creeper English
indische Fadenröhre German
Rangun-Schlinger German
quisqualier de l'Inde French
barbuda Spanish
Santa Cecilia Spanish
arbusto-milagroso Portuguese
jasmineiro-da-Índia Portuguese
liane Portuguese
shǐ jūn zi Chinese
使君子 Chinese
akar dani Indonesian
selimpas Indonesian