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  Cestrum parqui
 
  Family: SOLANACEAE
  Citation:  Cestrum parqui L'Herit., Strip. Nov. 73. t. 36. 1788; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 313. 1988.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Chilean Flowering Jassamine
  Description: Woody perennial shrubs. Leaves lanceolate, to 8-12 x 4-5 cm long, producing an unpleasant odour when crushed. Flowers yellow or greenish-yellow. Stamens attached near the throat of the corolla. Anthers oblong. Fruit (berry) egg-shaped about 1 cm long.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-June
  District(s): Kannur, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Introduced as garden plant, now running wild along the roadsides and scrub jungles in the high ranges
  Distribution: Native of Chile; cultivated in warm regions
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Rose
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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