Formal NamePlumeria sp.
AliasPlumeria, Temple Tree, Frangipanier
HabitatWest Indies, Mexico and Guatemala
MorphSmall deciduous and evergreen shrubs
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeGreenhouse (sub-) Tropical area
ColorRed, Pink, Yellow, White
SeasonMar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height200 ~ 800 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 7.5