Plumeria pudica Jacq.

Sub-Family: Not available
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
Habitat: Garden plant
Uses: Ornamental
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.