Nyctanthes arbor-tristis

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APG IV Classification: DomainEukaryota • (unranked)Archaeplastida • RegnumPlantae • CladusAngiosperms • Claduseudicots • Claduscore eudicots • Cladussuperasterids • Cladusasterids • Claduseuasterids I • OrdoLamiales • FamiliaOleaceae • TribusJasmineae • GenusNyctanthes • Species: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis L. (1753)

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.