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Campus Trees

Plumeria alba


Family:  Apocynaceae

Common name: White Frangipani

Flowering period: March-May


  • It is a shrubby or small plant with a vase-shaped canopy.
  • Its leaves are strap-like, clustered at the end of branches.
  • Its flowers are very fragrant, white with a small yellow centre.


  • Plumeriaalbais anornamental plant.
  • The flowers are edible and eaten as fritters, while the heart of the wood is part of a traditional medical preparation taken as a vermifuge or as a laxative.