|Etymology||Genus||After the name of a Malabar deity, Iswara|
|Species||After George Finlayson, a Scottish naturalist|
|Synonyms||Ixora findlayana B.S.Williams|
|Common Names||Fragrant Ixora, White Siamese Ixora|
|Native Distribution||India to Indochina|
Ixora finlaysoniana is an exotic shrub that have escaped cultivation in a few localities. The leaves are oppositely arranged, elliptic in shape, and often have reddish petioles. The inflorescences are white and fragrant.
A wild growing Fragrant Ixora.
Stipule is pointed and slightly winged. Note the reddish leaf stalk.
The upper surface of the leaf.
Underside of leaf.
Ball of white inflorescence, with close-up of flower.
A skipper feeding on the flower.