Scientific name: Mussaenda erythrophylla
Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)
Used as ornamental purposes. Despite this many of the modern medicines are produced indirectly from medicinal plants, for example aspirin. The genus Mussaenda (rubiaceae) is an important source of medicinal natural products, steroids, flavonoids, glycosides and only a few number of species reported positive for alkaloids and tannins.