Plumeria

Plumeria sp.

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

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  • Flower name
    Plumeria
  • Scientific name
    Plumeria sp.
  • AliasPlumeria, インドソケイ, テンプルツリー, Temple Tree, Frangipanier
  • Place of originWest Indies, Mexico and Guatemala
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September
  • Language of flowersRich people

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.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Apocynaceae
  • Genus
    Plumeria
  • Species
    Plumeria sp.
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeSmall deciduous and evergreen shrubs
  • Flower colorsYellow Red White Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 800.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 7.5 cm

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