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Pakistan | Family List | Apocynaceae | Plumeria

2. Plumeria obtusa Linn., Sp. Pl. 210. 1753. DC., Prodr. l.c.; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. Haz. & Delhi. 339. 1918; Bailey, l.c.; R.R. Stewart, Ann. Cat. Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. Kashm. 565. 1972.

Vern.: Champa.


It is similar to the previous species but the leaves rounded or retuse at both ends, flowers larger, c. 8 cm across, white tinged yellowish but not tinged externally with pink.

Fl. Per.: May-July.

Type: Described from America, Colidiore.

Distribution: A native of Southern Mexico and W. Indies, commonly cultivated in gardens.


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