- Flower nameKopsia fruticosa
- Scientific nameKopsia fruticosa
- AliasKopsia fruticosa, コプシア
- Place of originIndia, Myanmar and the Malay Peninsula
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonSeptember
What is Kopsia fruticosa
Kopsia fruticosa or Pink kopsia (scientific name: Kopsia fruticosa) is an evergreen shrubs in the family Apocynaceae, native to India, Myanmar and the Malay Peninsula. The throat of the flowers is dark pink. The alkaloids contained in the sap have long been used as arrow poisons in hunting.
Common name: Kopsia fruticosa, Scientific name: Kopsia fruticosa, Also known as Pink kopsia, Place of origin: India, Myanmar, Malay Peninsula, Shrub height: 1 - 3 m, Leaf texture: papery, Leaf shape: elliptic, Leaf length: 10 - 20 cm, Leaf Width: 2.5-9 cm; Inflorescence: opposite; Leaf Margin: entire; Petiole: short; Flower Form: 3-4 cm; Flower Color: pale red; Flowering Season: September; Local Season: anniversary; Use: arrow poison.