Plumeria obtusa L.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Plumeria obtusa L.
  • Common name : Temple tree, White champa, Dwarf Plumeria, Cyban Frangipini
  • Vernacular name : Simaiyalari, Vellachampakam Velutharali (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Frequently grown in gardens
  • Key identification features : A small tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Central America
  • World Distribution : Central America, from Mexico to Panama
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Plumeria obtusa. Downloaded on 15 November 2019.

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