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CRAPE JASMINE

2020-03-30
Tabernaemontana divaricata commonly called pinwheel flower,[1] crape jasmine, East India rosebay and Nero's crown[2] is an evergreen shrub native to India and now cultivated throughout South East Asia and the warmer regions of continental Asia. In zones where it is not hardy it is grown as a house/glasshouse plant for its attractive flowers and foliage. The stem exudes a milky latex when broken, whence the name milk flower. The plant contains several alkaloids and, like many other plants in the family Apocynaceae, is toxic[3] and medicinal.