Solanaceae Week: Cestrum diurnum from Gurgaon NCR

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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 7, 2011, 12:14:48 AM4/7/11
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Cestrum diurnum L., Sp. pl. 1:191. 1753

Shrub or small tree, flowers greenish-white yellowish with recurved corolla lobes, blooming during the day. Photographed from Gurgaon.



Common name: day-jessamine; day blooming cestrum

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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tanay bose

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Apr 7, 2011, 9:40:12 AM4/7/11
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I have this plant in my house 
In bengali we call it Hashnuhana
It has a splendid smell. Its a night
blooming plant 

Tanay
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Tanay Bose
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