Madhubilata are from tropical and subtropical region of South Asian countries. It is a vine like plant that is often cultivated in the tropics for its attractive and fragrant flowers. A woody climbing shrub with clusters of pink to white and yellow fragrant flowers and 3-winged, helicopter-like fruits. Flowers have very interesting shape and look like a decorative accessory, with fluffy-toothed edges. The fragrance is very strong and pleasant, resembles fruity perfume.
Leaves are narrow and drooping. This plant can be trimmed as a bush, and can be crown in container, too. It is cultivated for its tasty fruit. Also called fragnant caper vine. Its flowers are scented and beautiful.
Madhavi lata is occasionally cultivated for medicinal purposes in the alternative medicine practice ayurveda. They are useful in burning sensation, wounds, ulcers, cough, asthma.