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Taxon: Cestrum diurnum L.

Genus: Cestrum
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Browallioideae tribe: Cestreae.
Nomen number: 404311
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:191. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 16-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Apr-1996
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • day queen   (Source: Wealth Ind RM 2:449.) – English
  • day-blooming cestrum   (Source: Wealth Ind RM 2:449.) – English
  • day-jessamine   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • vit juvelbuske   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Northern Mariana Islands
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia - Society Islands
    Southwestern Pacific: Tonga
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Puerto Rico [natzd.?]

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated in tropics

References:

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Check other web resources for Cestrum diurnum L.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?404311 (22 August 2014)

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