Cestrum aurantiacum Lindl.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cestrum aurantiacum Lindl.
  • Common name : Yellow shrub Jessamine
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Along roadsides of high ranges, also scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Introduced as garden plant. Now runs wild
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collection Nos : KFP 12659
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district
  • Native : Central America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Yoganarasimhan, SN., Subramanyam and Razi, BA (1981). Flora of Chikmagalur District, Karnataka. Intl, Book Distri., Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India; 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=Cestrum aurantiacum. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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