NATIVE / PLANTED :: Apocynaceae (dogbane, or oleander family) » Tabernaemontana divaricata

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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 1, 2010, 12:08:36 PM11/1/10
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Apocynaceae (dogbane, or oleander family) » Tabernaemontana divaricata
Synonyms: Ervatamia coronaria, E. divaricata, Nerium coronarium, N. divaricatum, Tabernaemontana coronaria


tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh -- Latin form of Bergzabern, meaning mountain cottage
dy-vair-ih-KAY-tuh -- spreading, diverging


commonly known as: Adam's-apple, butterfly gardenia, crape jasmine, carnation of India, East Indian rosebay, fleur d'amour, grape jasmine, jasmine grape, moon beam, Nero's crown, pinwheel flower • Gujarati: સાગર sagar, તગર tagar • Hindi: चांदनी chandani • Kannada: nandi battalu • Konkani: अनंत ananta • Marathi: अनंत anant, टगर tagar • Tamil: நந்தியார்வட்டை nandiar vattai


Native of: s China, Bangladesh, Bhutan, n & e India, Nepal, n-w Laos, Myanmar, Thailand


This plant is found in almost every compound in Thane and Mumbai ... and seen the fact in my native place Mangalore too.
Attached views are quite old captures using cellphone camera.
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tanay bose

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Nov 1, 2010, 12:36:40 PM11/1/10
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Thanks Dinesh ji
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