Kopsia fruticosa (Roxb.) A.DC.
|English Name:||Shrub Vinca|
|Synonym:||Cerbera fruticosa Ker-Gawl.|
|Common Name:||Pink Kopsia|
|Flowering & Fruiting Period:||Throughout the year|
|Distribution:||South East Asia|
|Habitat:||Grown as ornamental plant|
|Key Characteristics:||Shrub Vinca is a tall bush with simple leaves. It has an interesting resemblance to Frangipani. It is an evergreen shrub growing up to 4 m tall. The plant is hairless except for inflorescences. Leaf stalk is 1 cm. Leaf blade narrowly elliptic or narrowly oblong, tip sharp or blunt. Flowers occur in bunches of a few. Beautiful light pink flowers, which may also be almost white, have 5 petals that are oblong|