Osbeckia octandra is the flower of the Southern Province. In tamil fe;J Ke;J ghssp.It is a small shrub. It has very bright and thin green leaves. Which are hairy. Attractive flowers which are having purplish pink five petal bloom through the year. There are five or six flowers in each branch. This plant spreads in the middle lower regions in South India. In Sri Lanka it grows in the wet dry and the mountain regions. This can be seen in the Shrub forests and gardens. Leaves can be taken for a curry by growing. These beautiful plants, you can create a beautiful environment within the landscape. Ayurvedic and other traditional medical practitioners in Sri Lanka use the immature leaves of the plant Osbeckia octandra for its hepatoprotective properties.