Sunday, November 4, 2012

Bread Flower

Vallaris heynei is sometimes called Bread Flower because its fragrance reminds some people of newly baked bread. Belonging to the Apocynaceae family, this flower is known as Bhadravalli in Sanskrit. The vine can be trained over pergolas and arches.A native plant of India and Southeast Asia, this flower is the state floral emblem of Malacca.The fragrant flowers are very popular in Thailand and Malaysia, where it is known as Kesidang.The flowers attract butterflies and small birds.