Cestrum nocturnum

COMMON NAME

Night blooming Jasmine

TYPE

​Shrub

FAMILY

Solanaceae

NOTES

A large, sprawling evergreen shrub with simple, waxy, oval-shaped leaves. Clusters of small, tubular,green-white to cream-colored flowers appear from spring to fall and are followed by berries that are most commonly white. Plants are most floriferous when weather is moist and warm.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean

NATIVE HABITAT

Moist or wet forests including riparian zones, secondary forests and dense lowland forests as well as open areas, both natural and disturbed.

WEB SOURCES

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cestrum_nocturnum

http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Cestrum+nocturnum