Cestrum nocturnum L.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Night cestrum (English) Night-blooming jasmine (English)
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Central America, northern South America and the West Indies; widely cultivated elsewhere
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m, shrub under 2 m.
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Literature:

Gonçalves, A.E. (2005). Solanaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(4) Page 10.

Other sources of information about Cestrum nocturnum:

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Flora of Malawi: cultivated Cestrum nocturnum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cestrum nocturnum
African Plant Database: Cestrum nocturnum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cestrum nocturnum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cestrum nocturnum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cestrum nocturnum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cestrum nocturnum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cestrum nocturnum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cestrum nocturnum
iNaturalist: Cestrum nocturnum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cestrum nocturnum
JSTOR Plant Science: Cestrum nocturnum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cestrum nocturnum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cestrum nocturnum
Plants of the World Online: Cestrum nocturnum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cestrum nocturnum
Tropicos: Cestrum nocturnum
Wikipedia: Cestrum nocturnum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Cestrum nocturnum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=165420, retrieved 28 February 2020

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