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.
Synonyms[1]

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]

References[edit]

  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.