Solanaceae Week: Cestrum nocturnum from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 7, 2011, 12:31:12 AM4/7/11
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Cestrum nocturnum L.,  Sp. pl. 1:191. 1753
syn: Cestrum suberosum Jacq.

A spreading shrub with greenish white flowers with spreading to erect corolla lobes, blooming at night. Commonly grown in Delhi and elsewhere.

Common names: Night jessamine; lady-of-the-night
Hindi: Raat ki raani

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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
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

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