Solanaceae shrub for id 040211MK3

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Muthu Karthick

Feb 4, 2011, 3:11:36 AM2/4/11
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Dear all,
Kindly help to id this Solanaceae shrub found planted at a private garden at Ooty, Nilgiris.Could this be any Cestrum sp.?


24-01-2011 / 11:14 AM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.2200asl; Ooty, TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 


Plant Habit-

dense shrub


c 2 M

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

ca.10 x 5 cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

raceme; 10-15 cm longer

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

yellow; c. 5 cm longer; 0.5cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

white; 1.5cm across

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 

Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
#15, second main road,
Thillai ganga nagar,
Chennai - 600 061
Mob: 09626833911

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Satish Phadke

Feb 4, 2011, 3:48:16 AM2/4/11
to Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
Cestrum aurantiacum
I had seen this plant in (Munnar) Kerala
Native of south America.
Dr Phadke

Muthu Karthick

Feb 4, 2011, 3:53:51 AM2/4/11
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Gurcharan Singh

Feb 4, 2011, 5:47:47 AM2/4/11
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Yes Cestrum aurantiacum

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089 

tanay bose

Feb 4, 2011, 7:52:19 AM2/4/11
to Gurcharan Singh, Muthu Karthick, Satish Phadke, indiantreepix
Cestrum aurantiacum
Tanay Bose
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