Singapore Graveyard Flower

Singapore Graveyard Flower Plant Information

Singapore Graveyard Flower grows in the following 1 states:


Plumeria obtusa, the Singapore graveyard flower, is a species of the genus Plumeria (Apocynaceae). It is native to the West Indies including Bahamas; southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Florida. but widely cultivated for its ornamental and fragrant flowers around the world, where suitably warm climate exists. It is reportedly naturalized in China.

The large shrub grows from 5-10m tall (c.12-25ft)
Plumeria obtusa is native to the Greater Antilles, Florida, northern Central America and southern Mexico. Cultivation is common in warmer parts of the world, including Southeast Asia.
This plant is commonly used as an ornamental, grown for its flowers. In Cambodia the flowers are used to make necklaces and in offerings to the deities. In traditional medicine used in that country, a decoction of the bark is given in varying doses as a purgative or as a remedy against oedemas.

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