Tabernaemontana glabra

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Tabernaemontana glabra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Tabernaemontana
Species: T. glabra
Binomial name
Tabernaemontana glabra
(Benth. ined.) nom. inval.

Tabernaemontana glabra is an evergreen tree from the Apocynaceae family, native to Mexico, Central America, and northwestern South America (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia).[1] It is similar to Tabernaemontana donnell-smithii, except that its leaves and flowers are larger and its fruit is smaller.[2]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Foster, M.S. & McDiarmid, R.M. (1983). "Costa Rican Natural History" (PDF). University of Chicago Press. Retrieved 2012-05-17.