||Plumeria apiculata Urb., Plumeria bahamensis Urb.
||White Frangipani, Singapore frangipani
|English / Trade Name
||White Frangipani, White champa, Dwarf Plumeria
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up to 2000m
||Fruit follicle which splits along one side to release the winged seeds.
||Plains, cultivated and commonly used as an ornamental, grown for its flowers
||Native to the Bahamas and the Greater Antilles in Central America, widely cultivated in tropical climates including eastern Africa, Asia.
||Bark thin grey, often covered with
|Distribution in chandigarh
||Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Sukhna Choe Reserve Forest & Sukhna Lake , Manimajara and Daria, Sector 2, Sector 23, Sector 28, Sector 42, Sector 45, Sector 46
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Tree up to 6 m with widely spaced thick succulent branches that are often covered with "knobby" protuberances. Leaves clustered near the tips of the branches, obovate, dark and leathery and tend to be shiny on the upper surface. Flower cyme, contain five petals, fused at the base in a short funnel-shaped tube which gradually widens as the lobes of the petals. Fruit follicle which splits along one side to release the winged seeds.
||Leaves clustered near the tips of the branches, obovate, dark and leathery and tend to be shiny on the upper surface.