Plumeria pudica

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Photographs by: Dr. Maulik Gadani

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  • Botanical Name : Plumeria pudica Jacq.
  • Synonyms : Plumeria caracasana J.R. Johnst.
  • Common Name : Wild Plumeria, Bridal Bouquet, White Frangipani
  • Plant Family : Apocynaceae
  • Plant Form : Shrub
  • Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park

About Plumeria pudica Plant :

  • Habit : A small, evergreen shrub.
  • Leaves : Dark-green, unusual fiddle-shaped or spoon-shaped leaves.
  • Flowers : White in colour with a yellow center.
  • Flowering and Fruiting Time : Almost throughout the year.
  • Significance : Generally cultivated in the gardens as an ornamental plant.