Common Name: Butterfly Pea Flower
Botanical Name: Clitoria ternatea
Assamese Name: Aparajita (meaning 'undefeated')
Butterfly Pea Flower is a common and important flower in Assam. It is basically a perennial creeper and the flower varieties are the common indigo blue and rare white. It is said to be the favourite flower of the Hindu goddess Durga and is used in worshiping her. It is also called the 'Miracle Plant' as it has many medicinal properties.
|The white variety in bloom back home|