Solanaceae Week: Cestrum elegans from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 7, 2011, 12:24:02 AM4/7/11
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Cestrum elegans (Brongn. ex Neumann) Schltdl., Linnaea 19:261. 1846

Syn: Habrothamnus elegans Brongn. ex Neumann; Cestrum purpureum (Lindl.) Standl.

Somewhat climbing shrub with crimson to reddish-purple flowers in loose clusters, a continuous blooming plant. photographed from Sunder Nursery, Delhi

Common names: Crimson cestrum; purple cestrum
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JM Garg

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Dec 6, 2019, 2:07:42 AM12/6/19
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Cestrum x cultum 'Cretan Purple' as pointed by Singh ji in Cestrum elegans from San Francisco Botanical Garden, California and as per details and references herein.
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