Plumeria rubra flowers



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Red jasmine flowers



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Plumeria rubra flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Gentianales
Family:     Apocynaceae
Subfamily:     Rauvolfioideae
Tribe:     Plumerieae
Genus:     Plumeria
Species:     P. rubra
Binomial name
Plumeria rubra

Common name:- Frangipani, red paucipan,red-jasmine,red frangipani, common frangipani, temple tree, or simply plumeria.

Plumeria pudica flowers



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Common name:- Golden Arrow or Gilded Spoon.

Plumeria pudica flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Gentianales
Family:     Apocynaceae
Genus:     Plumeria
Species:     P. pudica
Binomial name
Plumeria pudica

Plumeria obtusa flowers



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This plant is commonly used as an ornamental, grown for its flowers. In Cambodia the flowers are used to make necklaces and in offerings to the deities.

In traditional medicine used in that country, a decoction of the bark is given in varying doses as a purgative or as a remedy against oedemas.

Plumeria obtusa flower



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Gentianales
Family:     Apocynaceae
Genus:     Plumeria
Species:     P. obtusa
Binomial name
Plumeria obtusa

Plumeria alba flowers



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Common name:- Yasmin

The flowers are edible and eaten as fritters, while the heart of the wood is part of a traditional medical preparation taken as a vermifuge or as a laxative.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Gentianales
Family:     Apocynaceae
Genus:     Plumeria
Species:     P. alba
Binomial name
Plumeria alba

Plumeria flowers



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Indian name :- “Champa” or “Chafa”,

Plumeria is related to the Oleander, Nerium oleander, and both possess an irritant, rather similar to that of Euphorbia.

Contact with the sap may irritate eyes and skin

Frangipani flower



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