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Rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora) is a fast-growing, bush or climbing plant with pinkish-purple flowers (sometimes white to pink or light purple). Its leaves are shiny, dark green leaves 3 inches long, with triangular, 4-inch seedpods that grow in wing-like pairs. Its sap is a caustic, poisonous white latex.
Species description or overview
Cryptostegia madagascariensis information from PIER
Information on Cryptostegia madagascariensis as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).
Cryptostegia madagascariensis information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cryptostegia madagascariensis, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.
IPNI nomenclature info for Cryptostegia madagascariensis
Nomenclatural information about Cryptostegia madagascariensis is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).
Cryptostegia madagascariensis information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cryptostegia madagascariensis in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.
Cryptostegia madagascariensis images from PIER
Images of Cryptostegia madagascariensis provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).
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