Nyctanthes arbor-tristis

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 Vernacular names
  • EnglishCoral jasmine, lady of the night, night jasmine, tree of sadness
  • Deutsch: Nacht-Jasmin, Trauerbaum
  • Bahasa Indonesia: Srigading
  • svenska: Sorgjasmin
  • தமிழ்: :பவழமல்லி
  • తెలుగు: పారిజాతం
  • ไทย: กรรณิการ์
APG III Classification: DomainEukaryota • (unranked)Archaeplastida • RegnumPlantae • Cladusangiosperms • Claduseudicots • Claduscore eudicots • Cladusasterids • Claduseuasterids I • OrdoLamiales • FamiliaOleaceae • TribusJasmineae • GenusNyctanthes • Species: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis L. (1753)
 Synonyms
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Nyctanthes arbor-tristis (Parijat, or Night-flowering Jasmine), the one of two species of the genus Nyctanthes, is a shrub of southern Asia, especial India, Pakistan and Thailand and many other areas. The tree also find mention in Hindu mythology, Mahabharat, Puranas and Srimad Bhagvatam.

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