Plumeria alba

COMMON NAME

White frangipani

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Apocynaceae

NOTES

A small rounded deciduous tree of the dogbane family that grows in a vase-shape to 15-25' tall. It features fragrant white flowers with yellow centers. Upright branches are thick but weak, and have a milky sap.   Very fragrant 5-petaled flowers.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Puerto Rico and the Lesser Antilles

NATIVE HABITAT

Coastal thickets and limestone forests at low elevations and ascending to lower montane areas

WEB SOURCES

tropical.theferns.info

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Plumeria alba