Wrightia antidysenterica

Wrightia antidysenterica

  • Wrightia antidysenterica
  • Wrightia antidysenterica
  • Wrightia antidysenterica
  • Wrightia antidysenterica
  • Wrightia antidysenterica
  • Wrightia antidysenterica
  • Flower name
    Wrightia antidysenterica
  • Scientific name
    Wrightia antidysenterica
  • AliasWrightia antidysenterica
  • Place of originSri Lanka
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October, November

What is Wrightia antidysenterica

Wrightia antidysenterica is an evergreen shrub of the genus Wrightia in the family Apocynaceae, native to Sri Lanka. It is a well branched shrub. In summer and autumn, white flowers appear on the tips of the branches in clusters. The flowers are not aromatic.

Common name:Wrightia antidysenterica, Scientific name:Wrightia antidysenterica, Plant height: 50-200 cm, Colour of leaves: dark green. Leaf shape: ovate to elliptic; inflorescence: opposite; leaf blade length: 2.5-6 cm; leaf width: 1.5-2.5 cm; inflorescence: clustered; flowering season: June to November; colour: white; flower diameter: 2.5-3.5 cm; style: tubular with 5 lobes at the apex; stamen colour: yellow; fruit type: bag fruit.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Apocynaceae
  • Genus
    Wrightia
  • Species
    W. antidysenterica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 3.5 cm

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