Cestrum elegans (Brongn. ex Neumann) Schltdl.

 
  • Family : SOLANACEAE
    (NIGHTSHADE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Solanaceae
  • Basionym : Habrothamnus elegans Brongn. ex Neumann
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cestrum elegans (Brongn. ex Neumann) Schltdl.
  • Common name : Butterfly Flower
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Now runs wild in high ranges
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • Native : Central America
  • Literature : Journal of the Adelaide botanic gardens.pdf; 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 elegans. Downloaded on 17 September 2019.

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