Tabernaemontana divaricata

Tabernaemontana divaricata, commonly called pinwheel flower, crape jasmine, East India rosebay, and Nero's crown, is an evergreen shrub or small tree native to South Asia, Southeast Asia and China. In zones where it is not hardy it is grown as a house/glasshouse plant for its attractive flowers and foliage. The stem exudes a milky latex when broken, whence comes the name milk flower

Tabernaemontana divaricata
Crape Jasmine.jpg
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Tabernaemontana
T. divaricata
Binomial name
Tabernaemontana divaricata
R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.
    • Ervatamia coronaria (Jacq.) Stapf
    • Ervatamia divaricata (L.) Burkill
    • Ervatamia divaricata var. plena (Roxb. ex Voigt) M.R.Almeida
    • Ervatamia flabelliformis Tsiang
    • Ervatamia recurva (Lindl.) Lace
    • Ervatamia siamensis (Warb. ex Pit.) Kerr
    • Kopsia cochinchinensis Kuntze
    • Nerium coronarium Jacq.
    • Nerium divaricatum L.
    • Reichardia grandiflora Dennst.
    • Reichardia jasminoides Dennst.
    • Taberna discolor (Sw.) Miers
    • Tabernaemontana citrifolia Lunan
    • Tabernaemontana coronaria (Jacq.) Willd.
    • Tabernaemontana discolor Sw.
    • Tabernaemontana flabelliformis (Tsiang) P.T.Li
    • Tabernaemontana gratissima Lindl.
    • Tabernaemontana lurida Van Heurck & Müll.Arg.
    • Tabernaemontana recurva Lindl.
    • Tabernaemontana siamensis Warb. ex Pit.
    • Testudipes recurva (Lindl.) Markgr.
    • Vinca alba Noronha
    • Jasminum zeylanicum Burm.f.
    • Nyctanthes acuminata Burm.f.
Flowers in West Bengal, India.
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