Climbers and Vines of Lahore (Pakistan)

Here goes the list of flowering vines/climbers for southern plains along with their botanical and common names, flowering time, flower color, propagation methods etc. I will add lots of vines in coming few days, so keep checking it out.

Botanical Name
Antigonon leptopus
Botanical Name
Artabotrys odoratissimus
Family
Polygonaceae
Family
Annonaceae
Local Name
Gulabo  /  cora  /  vine
Local Name
Aatrobatro
Type
Semi Deciduous
Type
Evergreen
Height
9-12m
Height
2-4m
Flower Color
White & pink
Flower Color
Greenish yellow
Flowering Time
April-May & Sep-Oct
Flowering Time
May-August
Propagation
By seed, Tubers & cuttings.
Propagation
By aerial layering
Botanical Name
Asparagus falactus
Botanical Name
Asparagus densiflorus
Family
Liliaceae
Family
Liliaceae
Local Name
Moosli sufed
Local Name
Zulf-e-yar /  Fox tail
Type
Type
Deciduous
Height
1½ m
Height
10m
Flower Color
White
Flower Color
Foliage beauty, Green
Flowering Time
Flowering Time
May-June
Propagation
By cladodes and seed.
Propagation
By seed.
Botanical Name
Asparagus densiflorus / sprengeri
Botanical Name
Asparagus plumosus / s
Family
Liliaceae
Family
Liliaceae
Local Name
Asparagus
Local Name
Asparagis ferm
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
10m
Height
1-2 feet
Flower Color
Foliage, beauty, Green
Flower Color
Flowering Time
May-June
Flowering Time
Propagation
By seed.
Propagation
Through seeds
Botanical Name
Beaumonita grandiflora
Botanical Name
Bougainvillea glabra
Family
Apocynaceae
Family
Nyctaginaceae
Local Name
Benomtia
Local Name
Bugan bail
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
15m
Height
1-8 meters
Flower Color
White
Flower Color
White flower in pink bract
Flowering Time
February-April
Flowering Time
Throughout the year
Propagation
By aerial layering
Propagation
By cutting & seed.
Botanical Name
Bougainvillea spectabilis
Botanical Name
Campsis grandiflora
Family
Nyctaginaceae
Family
Bignoniaceae
Local Name
Bugan bail
Local Name
Chinese trumpet
Type
Evergreen
Type
Deciduous
Height
1-5m
Height
14m
Flower Color
Many colors / Varieties
Flower Color
Scarlet or Orange
Flowering Time
Seasonal / Year round
Flowering Time
May-October /  Rainy sea
Propagation
Cuttings.
Propagation
By layering, cutting, root
Botanical Name
Clerodendrum splendens
Botanical Name
Combretum coccineum
Family
Verbenaceae
Family
Combretaceae
Local Name
Clerodendrum
Local Name
Panga bail
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
10m
Height
5-10m
Flower Color
Scarlet
Flower Color
Red
Flowering Time
December-April
Flowering Time
April-May
Propagation
By root & tip cutting.
Propagation
By seed.
Botanical Name
Doxantha unguis-cati
Botanical Name
Ficus pumila
Family
Bignoniaceae
Family
Moraceae
Local Name
Cats claw  /  Bili punjha
Local Name
Ivy  /  Creeping fig
Type
Semi Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
10-15m
Height
10m
Flower Color
Golden yellow
Flower Color
Foliage beauty
Flowering Time
April-May
Flowering Time
Propagation
By seed.
Propagation
By seed.
Botanical Name
Hedera helix
Botanical Name
Ipomoea palmata
Family
Araliaceae
Family
Convovulaceae
Local Name
chirry-panja
Local Name
Ipomoea / Ishq Peach
Type
Evergreen
Type
Semi Deciduous
Height
3-5m
Height
8-10m
Flower Color
Foliage beauty, variegated &
Flower Color
Purple pink
Flowering Time
simple leaves
Flowering Time
April-October
Propagation
By cutting.
Propagation
By cutting & seed.
Botanical Name
Ipomoea purpurea
Botanical Name
Jasminum officinale
Family
Convovulaceae
Family
Oleaceae
Local Name
Shaker qandi bail
Local Name
Chambeli
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
8-10m
Height
10-15m
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Color
White
Flowering Time
April-October
Flowering Time
Almost throughout year
Propagation
By cutting & seed.
Propagation
By cutting & layering.
Botanical Name
Lonicera japonica
Botanical Name
Paederia foetida
Family
Caprifoliaceae
Family
Rubiaceae
Local Name
Honey suckle
Local Name
Paederia
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
5-10m
Height
5-10m
Flower Color
Creamy yellow
Flower Color
Lilac purple
Flowering Time
February-April
Flowering Time
April-May
Propagation
By layering & cutting.
Propagation
By aerial layering and suc
Botanical Name
Petrea volubilis
Botanical Name
Pyrostegia venusta
Family
Verbenaceae
Family
Bignoniceae
Local Name
Neel-rung  /  Purple wreath
Local Name
golden shower  /  Flame v
Type
Evergreen
Type
Deciduous
Height
10-12m
Height
10-15m
Flower Color
Light blue  /  Purple
Flower Color
Orange
Flowering Time
April-May
Flowering Time
February-March
Propagation
By cutting.
Propagation
By aerial layering and cutt
Botanical Name
Quisqualis indica
Botanical Name
Smilax aspera
Family
Combretaceae
Family
Liliaceae
Local Name
Rangoon creeper / jhumka bel
Local Name
Smilax
Type
Deciduous
Type
Evergreen
Height
12-20m
Height
3-6m
Flower Color
Pinkish – Crimson Red.
Flower Color
Greenish-yellow
Flowering Time
May-October
Flowering Time
February-March (Not impo
Propagation
By cutting.
Propagation
By suckers, division & lay
Botanical Name
Stephanotis floribunda
Botanical Name
Thunbergia alata
Family
Asclepiadaceae
Family
Acanthaceae
Local Name
Wax flower
Local Name
Black eyed susan
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
5m
Height
2m
Flower Color
Creamy white, Fragrant
Flower Color
Yellowish orange
Flowering Time
April & September-October
Flowering Time
March-April
Propagation
By layering & cutting.
Propagation
By seed.
Botanical Name
Thunbergia grandiflora
Botanical Name               
Trachelospermum Jesmine
Family
Acanthaceae
Family
Apocynaceae
Local Name
Thunbergia  /  clock vine
Local Name
Star Jasmine
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
15-20m
Height
3.5-5m
Flower Color
Blue
Flower Color
White fragrant
Flowering Time
May-June
Flowering Time
March-April
Propagation
By suckers.
Propagation
By layering.
Botanical Name
Wisteria sinensis
Botanical Name
Hoya carnosa
Botanical Name
Wisteria sinensis
Family
Asclepiadaceae
Family
Leguminosae
Local Name
Hoya climber
Local Name
Wisteria
Type
Evergreen
Type
Deciduous / Blue rain
Height
3-5m
Height
10-15m
Flower Color
Pink
Flower Color
Light blue
Flowering Time
April-May
Flowering Time
March-April
Propagation
By layering.
Propagation
By layering, cutting & seed
Botanical Name
Hiptage medablota
Botanical Name
Scindepsis aurius
Botanical Name
Hiptage medablota
Family
Aroideae
Family
Malpighiaceae
Local Name
Mani plant / Money Plant
Local Name
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
3-5m
Height
20-25m
Flower Color
Foliage beauty
Flower Color
Pinkish white
Flowering Time
Flowering Time
April-May
Propagation
By cutting.
Propagation
By seed.
Botanical Name
Rosa fortuneana
Botanical Name
Vallaris heynei
Botanical Name
Rosa fortuneana
Family
Apocynaceae
Family
Rosaceae
Local Name
Madhani beej
Local Name
Banksian climber / R.x fortuneana
Type
Evergreen
Type
Evergreen
Height
10m
Height
3-5m
Flower Color
Creamish white
Flower Color
White
Flowering Time
April-May
Flowering Time
March-April & October-November
Propagation
By air-layering, tip-cutting
Propagation
By cutting & grafting.
Botanical Name
Thunbergia laurifolia
Family
Acanthaceae
Local Name
Thunbergia
Type
Evergreen
Height
15-20m
Flower Color
Blue
Flowering Time
May-June
Propagation
By suckers.

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2 Responses

  1. Bom says:

    Wow! You’ve obviously put a lot of work into this. I have the Thunbergia laurifolia and grandiflora. Also a bougainvillea sp. but I’m not sure which one it is.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Thank you very much for posting this info especially local names. Kindly also include their pics if possible whenever you update the list next time..

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