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Hiptage benghalensis - Madhavi lata
Madhavilata is a woody climber with fragrant yellow-white flowers and 3-winged wind dispersed seeds found in India, South-East Asia and the Philippines.
|Kannada||Adaraganjee hambu, Madhavi Lathe|
|Malayalam||Chittilakody, Njarambodal, Pongapoo, Seethambu, Sitampu|
|Tamil||Vasantakaala malligaim, Adigandi, Adimattam, Atikam, Atikamali, Atikamalikkoti|
|Telugu||Adavi puttangi, Athimutamu, Atimutamu, Bandi guriginja|
|Marathi||Haladvel, Madhavlata, Madhumaalathi|
|Sanskrit||Bhramarotsava, Bhumimandapa, Madhavilata, Malati, Vasanti|
|English||Hiptage, Helicopter Flower|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Simple||Opposite||Leaves opposite 7-12 x 2.5-5 cm, elliptic-oblong to lanceolate, base attenuate or obtuse, apex acuminate, with a pair of glands on petioles at the base of lamina.|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Bisexual||Axillary or terminal racemes||White and yellow||10||Sepals 5, 6-7 mm long, oblong, one larger with a large gland at the base outside. Flowering season is March-July|
|Samara||4 x 2 cm||Fruit a 3-winged samara, one wing larger||Seeds 0.8-1 cm across, globose||Fruiting season is March-July|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Propagation occurs via seeds or cuttings. The seeds are readily dispersed by wind.