Frangipani is commonly called the Hawaiian Lei flower. The plant represents a genus Rubra of the flowering plant from the family Plumeria, growing warm tropical regions of the Pacific Islands, Caribbean, South America and Mexico. The other common names of Frangipani plant are Temple Tree, Dead Man's fingers, Egg Flower, Amapola , etc.
The plant produces rosy-pink, white, red blooms that are touched with bronze cue. They spread fragrance having special tropical flavor. They have the shape of propeller bearing tender yellowish center with creamy outer petals. These flowering plants can reach the height of big shrubs or even small trees.
The mature Frangipani grows up to 30-40 feet tall and 15-20 feet in width. It bears long leathery leaves gathered in clusters close to the branch tips. This deciduous plant is not evergreen.
Frangipani plants expand poisonous, milky sap. However it is widely used in flower bouquets.
Plumeria rubra - Frangipani
Frangipani - Plumeria alba
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