Chandigarh Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Chandigarh (India)
Designed & Developed by Bioinformatics Centre, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Tabernaemontana divaricata (Linn.) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.

Family: Apocynaceae Genus: Tabernaemontana Species: Tabernaemontana divaricata (Linn.) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.






Synonym Ervatamia coronaria (Jacq.) Stapf, Nerium divaricatum Linn. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Crape jasmine, Moonbeam, Carnation of India , Pinwheel flower. Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Chandani Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1000 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Shrub Fruit Details
Habitat Evergreen Forests, also Cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Widely distributed in tropical parts of the world, including Brazil, Egypt, India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand. Bark Details
Distribution in chandigarh Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Sector 17, Sector 26, Sector 31 Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Leaf Details

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details