Cestrum aurantiacum

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Cestrum aurantiacum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Cestrum
Species: C. aurantiacum
Binomial name
Cestrum aurantiacum
  • Cestrum auriculatum Ruiz & Pav.
  • Cestrum chaculanum Loes.
  • Cestrum paucinervium Francey
  • Cestrum pedunculare Pav. ex Dunal
  • Cestrum regelii Planch.
  • Cestrum warszewiczii Klotzsch
  • Habrothamnus aurantiacus Regel

Cestrum aurantiacum [2] (Orange Cestrum, "orange jessamine", orange-flowering jessamine, and yellow Cestrum;[3] syn. Capraria lanceolata L.f.) is native to North and South America. This plant is used as an ornamental plant, and it is a poisonous plant if eaten by animals.[4] It is regarded as medicinal in Peru.[5]