Plumeria pudica Jacq.
|English Name:||Fiddle Leaf Plumeria|
|Synonym:||Plumeria caracasana J.R.Johnst|
|Common Name:||Calcutta chempakam|
|Flowering & Fruiting Period:||August - March|
|Distribution:||Central and Tropical South America|
|Key Characteristics:||Plumeria pudicais a shrub usually with one or two slender trunks that branch close to the ground hence it forms a dense spreading crown. Leaves are dark green and unique fiddle-shaped, or spoon-shaped. Large clusters of bright white 3 inch flowers with small yellow centres cover this tree as a beautiful bouquet. The flowers are not fragrant. The plant looks attractive even when it is not flowering, because of its beautiful leaves.|