Plumeria rubra L.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Plumeria rubra
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Plumeria rubra L.
  • Common name : Red Frangipini, Temple Tree, Pagoda Tree
  • Vernacular name : Golainchi, Gobur champa (Hin.); Kempu Devarkanigale, Devarkanigale (Kan.); Kallimandhaarai, Malaiyarali (Tam.); Deva ganneru, Deva kanchan, Nuruvarahaalu, Vaada ganneru (Tel.); Devakanchan, Gulochi, Torato, Kath champa (Ori.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : On hills above 750 m, also planted around places of worship as a sacred tree. Flowers are highly fragrant.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropical America; Naturalized in tropics
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Pragasan , A L 2009. Check List 5(3):542-569; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Plumeria rubra. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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