Ylang-ylang, cananga tree, ilang-ilang, kenanga (Indonesian), fragrant cananga, Macassar-oil plant or perfume tree
Cananga odorata, Artabotrys hexapetalus, Artabotrys uncinatus, Artabotrys uncatus, Annona hexapetala, Artabotrys uncinata, Uvaria esculenta
Rain forest areas, INDIA
Seed Collection period
Sept. - Feb.
Evergreen, Ornamental, medicinal
Seed Counts per KG
Plant Average Height
Artabotrys hexapetalus a large, scandent or climbing shrub, indigenous to South India and very commonly cultivated in gardens throughout the country for its very fragrant flowers. The plant attains a height of 8-20ft. The plant attains a height of Leaves 5-20cm long, oblong-lanceolate, shortly acuminate, glabrous, shining; flowers solitary or in pairs; berries (ripe carpels) 6-10, obovoid, yellow. The plant contains three outer and three inner petals which are greenish yellow in colour so it is called “Hexapealous”. In China it is used in tea. The flowers are used as medicine against Scrofula.