night jessamine


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Noun1.night jessamine - 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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Sometimes known as Night Jessamine, Lady of the Night, Queen of the Night or even Pakistani Nights, the powerful perfume emitted at night is said to be the most fragrant in the plant world.
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.
Night jessamine (Cestrum nocturnum) is the most notable example.