Kopsia fruticosa

Kopsia fruticosa

  • Kopsia fruticosa
  • Kopsia fruticosa
  • Kopsia fruticosa
  • Kopsia fruticosa
  • Kopsia fruticosa
  • Kopsia fruticosa
  • Kopsia fruticosa
  • Kopsia fruticosa
  • Flower name
    Kopsia fruticosa
  • Scientific name
    Kopsia 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.


  • Order
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Apocynaceae
  • Genus
    Kopsia
  • Species
    K. fruticosa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen shrubs
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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