Plumeria pudica

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Plumeria pudica
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Plumeria
Species: P. pudica
Binomial name
Plumeria pudica

Plumeria pudica is a species of the genus Plumeria (Apocynaceae), native to Panama, Colombia and Venezuela. This profuse bloomer has unusual spoon-shaped leaves, and its flowers are white with a yellow center.

There is a variegated leaved Plumeria pudica commonly called Golden Arrow or Gilded Spoon, also a pink flowering hybrid produced in Thailand called Sri Supakorn or Pink pudica.

Common names[edit]

  • Bridal bouquet
  • White frangipani
  • Fiddle leaf plumeria
  • Wild plumeria
  • Bonairian oleander
  • Naag champa (Bengali)
  • நாவில்லா அரளி ("naavilla arali")(Tamil)


External links[edit]


  1. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 12 May 2009.