Biology:Mussaenda macrophylla

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Short description: Species of plant

Mussaenda macrophylla
Mussaenda macrophylla Np 02.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Mussaenda
M. macrophylla
Binomial name
Mussaenda macrophylla
Mussaenda macrophylla plant in Panchkhal Valley, Nepal

Mussaenda macrophylla, commonly known as sweet root is an evergreen Asian shrub. The bracts of the shrub may have different shades, including red, white or some mixtures.[1] M. macrophylla is native to Asian countries like China , Taiwan, Nepal, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines .[2]


  1. "Mussaenda macrophylla". Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  2. {{citation | mode = cs1 | title = Mussaenda macrophylla | work = Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) | url = | publisher = [[Organization:Agricultural Research ServAgricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) | access-date = 8 June 2013 }}

Wikidata ☰ Q10934002 entry