Cestrum diurnum - L.

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SOLANACEAE

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DAY JASSEMINE, CESTRUM

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Syn. Cestrum diurnum var. marcianum  Proctor

peduncle of 2.5 - 5 cm long

Cestrum diurnum var. venenatum has black berries with a peduncle (Stem of the flower) of 0.5 - 1 cm long.

Cestrum diurnum var. marcianum has purple berries and a peduncle (Stem of the flower) of 2.5 - 5 cm long.

Flowering time; Several time a year

Distribution; GC

Habitat; Rocky woodland

Status; Uncommon. The plant list has put both Cestrum diurnum var. venenatum and Cestrum diurnum var. marcianum under the name Cestrum diurnum

Notes; Hoticulture potential;This 10' to 12' small tree is drought and salt tolerant, it is well suited for ocean front landscape. The long peduncle shows off the fragrant blooms better than Cestrum diurnum var. venenatum.

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