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Plumeria obtusa 'Singapore White'

Apocynaceae (dogbane, or oleander family) » Plumeria obtusa 'Singapore White'

 

commonly known as:

Aztec: cacalloxochitl (meaning - crow flower) • Bengali: kathgolop • Canary Islands: flor de cebo (meaning - bait flower) • Chinese: kang nai xin, hong ji dan hua • Chuukese: seur • El Salvador: flor de mayo • English: dead man's fingers (Australia), flower of the cross, frangipani, graveyard tree (Caribbean Islands), Mary's flower, may flower (Nicaragua), pagoda tree (Far East), plumeria, temple tree (India), West Indian jasmine • French: frangipanier • Guatemala: flor de la cruz • Hawaii: melia, pumeli • Hindi: चम्पा champa, गुलाचिन golachin, गुलैन्ची golenchi • Indonesia: kembang kamboja, jepun (Bali) • Italian: pomelia, frangipane • Konkani: चाम्पॅ champe • Kosraen: for • Laos: Champa • Laos: dok champa • Malaysia: kemboja kuning • Manipuri: khageleihao angouba • Marathi: चाफा chafa • Mexico: nahuatl • Nicaragua: flor de leche (meaning - milk flower), nicaragua (country's own name), sacuanjoche (P. alba) • Palauan: chelilai • Philippines: kalachuchi • Pohnpeian: pwohmaria • Portuguese: flor-de-Santo-Antônio, jasmim-de-caiena (Brazil), jasmin-do-pará (Brazil), jasmin-manga (Brazil) • Puerto Rico: alelí • Sinhalese: araliya, pansal mal (meaning - temple flower) • Spanish: alhelí cimarrón, suche • St. Barths: bois couleuvre (meaning - snake tree) • Tahiti: tipanier • Tamil: நெல ஸம்பங்கி nela sampangi • Thai: lilawadee • Venezuela: amapola • Yapese: suwur

  

The scented, creamy white flowers have a bright yellow center. with its elegant, rounded flowers and soft perfume, 'Singapore White' is one of the loveliest of all plumerias.

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Taken on March 24, 2007