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Cestrum diurnum (day flowering jassamine; day cestrum; inkberry; day jasmine; day jessamine; tentanchinu; thauthau; tintan china)

Wikipedia Abstract

Cestrum diurnum (Din Ka Raja) is a species of Cestrum, native to the West Indies. Common names include Day-blooming Cestrum, Day-blooming Jessamine, and Day-blooming Jasmine. Also known as Din ka Raja (King of the day), in Urdu and Hindi. The scent of this quick-growing and evergreen woody shrub, often used for screens and borders, is released by day. Cestrum diurnum is easily propagated from the seed, which it produces in abundance.
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Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [1]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Tuabaquey - Limones Ecological Reserve II 4859 Cuba  


Howardia biclavis (mining scale)[3]
Lacinipolia parvula[4]
Manduca afflicta[4]
Phenacoccus madeirensis (Mexican mealybug)[3]
Phenacoccus parvus[3]
Phenacoccus solenopsis (solenopsis mealybug)[3]
Pinnaspis strachani (lesser snow scale)[3]
Rachiplusia ou (Gray Looper Moth)[4]
Saissetia coffeae (brown scale)[3]


Caribbean; North America; Oceania;



Species recognized by Kartesz J., 15-Mar-2000, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009 4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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