Cestrum nocturnum

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Noun1.Cestrum nocturnum - West Indian evergreen shrub having clusters of funnel-shaped yellow-white flowers that are fragrant by night
Cestrum, genus Cestrum - genus of fragrant tropical American shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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I have tried Pakistani Nights (Cestrum nocturnum ) and Hibiscus mutabilis , the changeable rose, on several occasions, but have now accepted that at 300 metres elevation there are certain plants that will not grow here.
Nath, "Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles synthesized by Cestrum nocturnum," Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, 2018, In press.
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Cestrum nocturnum (CN), a plant that belongs to the genus Cestrum nocturnum Linn., family Solanaceae, is widely distributed in Fujian, Guangdong, and Yunnan provinces as well as Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.
(2011) Antimicrobial activities of the whole plant of Cestrum nocturnum against pathogenic microorganisms.
Blood weed (Asclepias curassavica), Madagasar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus), night jessamine (Cestrum nocturnum), Lakspur (Consolida ambigua), golden dewdrop (Duranta repens), Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima), morning glory (Ipomoeapurpurea), Privet (Ligustrum lucidum), four O'clock (Mirabilis jalapa), opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) are commonly cultivated in parks and gardens.
2 , Cestrum nocturnum, 24.11.2008, Faroka, Sahiwal, Sargodha; 2 immatures, Tamarindus indica, 19.02.2009, Sargodha.
The cabbage looper moth Trichoplusia ni (Hubner), for example, visits or responds to odors of flowers of bladderflower,Araujia sericofera (Brot.) (Cantelo & Jacobson 1979), glossy abelia, Abelia grandiflora (Andre) (Grant 1971), night blooming jessamine, Cestrum nocturnum (Heath et al.