Cestrum


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Related to Cestrum: Cestrum diurnum, Cestrum nocturnum
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Noun1.Cestrum - genus of fragrant tropical American shrubs
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
Cestrum diurnum, day jessamine - West Indian evergreen shrub having clusters of funnel-shaped white flowers that are fragrant by day
Cestrum nocturnum, night jasmine, night jessamine - West Indian evergreen shrub having clusters of funnel-shaped yellow-white flowers that are fragrant by night
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1 Yes (Bignoniaceae) Cestrum bahamense Britton 1 (Solanaceae) Coccoloba krugii Lindau 3 Yes (Polygonaceae) Coccoloba northropiae Britton 2 Yes Coccoloba swartii Meisn.
Jasminum grandiflorum and Cestrum nocturnum scent the night air and if you have planted them near a window or door then you will be able to enjoy their perfumes wafting in on the evening breezes.
The larvicidal activity of Cestrum diurnum leaf (chloroform: methanol:: 1:1) was also reported against all instar larvae of Cx.
Other tender plants such as cordylines, Pittosporum tobira and cestrum, callistemon and Clerodendrum bungei may need wrapping, by framing the plant with a wigwam of bamboo canes and then packing the base of the plant with straw and wrapping the cane frame with horticultural fleece.
Among shrubs, Cestrum parqui, a short 1-3 m shrub, showed high constancy values in all three units and was present in all types of neo-ecosystem.
The best choices include abutilon, agastache, alstroemeria, bee balm, cestrum, cleome, coral bells, fuchsia, honeysuckle, lion's tail, penstemon, red-flowered perennial lobelia, salvia, and zauschneria.
But within a couple of weeks Rhiannon received a letter from Cestrum, the company that was making the conservatory.
The perfumes of honeysuckles and jasmines mingling with the heady scent of 'Pakistani Nights', Cestrum nocturnum, linger on the air well after bedtime, reminding me of long ago days in tropical stations, but it also attracts black flies by the million, so keep an eye out for them and spray as soon as you see them or the leaves will all curl up