Plumeria obtusa

COMMON NAME

Singapore Plumeria

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Apocynaceae

NOTES

Small, rounded tree of the dogbane family that typically grows to 10-15' tall but less frequently to 25' tall. It has broad, blunt-ended leaves at the tips which the others are pointed.  The two main cultivars are 'Singapore White' and the 'Dwf Pink Plumeria'.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

West Indies including Bahamas; southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Florida

NATIVE HABITAT

Occurs along the coast on rocky or sandy, nutrient poor soils

WEB SOURCES

wildlifeofhawaii.com

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Plumeria obtusa