Plumeria

White plumeria is considered as the national flower of Nicaragua and Laos.

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    Plumeria @ Enchanting Floral Gardens(Maui Iland)
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    Plumeria @ Enchanting Floral Gardens(Maui Iland)
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    Plumeria @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)
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    Plumeria @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)
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    Plumeria @ Kauai Iland
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    Plumeria @ Kauai Iland
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    Plumeria @ Kauai Iland

Basic information

Flower Name
Plumeria
Formal Name
Plumeria sp.
Alias
Plumeria, Temple Tree, Frangipanier
Habitat
West Indies, Mexico and Guatemala
Morph
Small deciduous and evergreen shrubs

Comment

What is Plumeria

Plumeria (Plumeria, scientific name: Plumeria sp.) is native to the West Indies, and from Guatemala, Mexico, and is a fallen leaf or evergreen small shrub of the apocynaceae family. In summer to autumn, the flowering inflorescence is extended, and it has a funnel-like, 5-pointed tip, and blooms a flower with a thick, strong and fragrant flower. In the tropics, it has a presence that shines on the leaves and flowers. Especially in Hawaii, it is loved by people and can be found on the street, at home garden, in hotels, parks, shopping centers, temples and cemeteries. Flower color includes white (alba: P. alba, alba, white-flowered Indian sokei, national flower: Nicaragua, Laos), pink, reddish red (rubra = rubra, Indian soke), yellow. In addition to watching it as a garden tree, 50 to 70 flowers are picked and passed through a thread to be lei. White sap is toxic and irritates the skin.

Common name: Plumeria, scientific name: Plumeria sp., aka: India Sockeye (red flowers), Temple tree, frangipani, Temple flower, Pagoda tree, origin: West Indies, Mexico, Venezuela, tree height: 2 - 8 m, bark color: grey, Leaf shape: oval to oblong, leaf arrangement: alternate, leaf length: 30-50 cm, leaf width: 8 cm, inflorescence: cymes, Corolla funnel-shaped, petals number five, flower diameter:5-7.5M, flowering season: summer-autumn fruit type: winged and uses: ornamental, Ray, incense.

Leaf Introductory: alternate, leaf length: 30-50 cm, leaf width: 8 cm, inflorescence: bunching inflorescence, corolla: funnel-like, number of petals: 5, flower diameter: 5-7.5 cm, flowering stage: 3 to 9 months, fruit type : Wings fruits, Applications: ornamental, ray, incense.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Plumeria
Species
Plumeria sp.
Flower language
Rich people (Jan 27)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Greenhouse(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Red, Pink, Yellow, White
Season
MarAprMayJunJulAugSep
Height
200 ~ 800 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 7.5

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