Wrightia tinctoria

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Wrightia tinctoria
Wrightia tinctoria in Hyderabad W IMG 7505.jpg
flowers
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Wrightia
Species: W. tinctoria
Binomial name
Wrightia tinctoria
(Roxb.) R.Br., Mem. Wern. Soc. 173. 1809.

Wrightia tinctoria, Pala indigo plant or dyers’s oleander, is a flowering plant species in the genus Wrightia found in India.

The plant contains wrightial, a triterpenoid chemical,[1] along with cycloartenone, cycloeucalenol, β-amyrin, and β-sitosterol isolated from the methanol extract of the immature seed pods.

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