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Lady of the night flowers

Cestrum nocturnum

Description:

Also known as the Night-blooming Jasmine , this plant species is native to the West Indies, but naturalized in South asia .the flowers are Light green, Cream to greenish white, Pale greenish yellow in color. the flowers, which bloom at night are powerfully fragrant and sometimes can be over powerful at close range.The flowers are followed by rounded white berries. The flowers open in the evening and are slender, tubular, about 2.5 cm long, and have 5 triangular lobes

Notes:

The flowers attract large hummingbird moths


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Sri Lanka

Lat: 6.83, Long: 80.99

Spotted on May 20, 2014
Submitted on May 20, 2014

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