Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ervatamia divaricata (L.) Burkill
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tabernaemontana divaricata (L.) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.
  • Common name : East Indian Rosebay, Pinwheel flower
  • Vernacular name : Nandivrksha (Sanskrit); Chandini, Tagar (Hindi); Nandibatlu (Kannada); Gandhi tagarapu, Nandi vardhanamu (Telugu); Nanthiyaavattai (Tamil); Tagar (Oria); Kattampale, Nandiyar-vattom, Nandiya-vartham (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : Tropics of the World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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=Tabernaemontana divaricata. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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