Cestrum aurantiacum[3] (orange cestrum, "orange jessamine", orange-flowering jessamine, and yellow cestrum;[4] syn. Capraria lanceolata L.f.) is native to North and South America. This plant is used as an ornamental plant, and it is a poisonous plant if eaten by animals.[5] It is regarded as medicinal in Peru.[6]

Cestrum aurantiacum
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Cestrum
C. aurantiacum
Binomial name
Cestrum aurantiacum
  • Cestrum auriculatum Ruiz & Pav.
  • Cestrum chaculanum Loes.
  • Cestrum paucinervium Francey
  • Cestrum pedunculare Pav. ex Dunal
  • Cestrum regelii Planch.
  • Cestrum warszewiczii Klotzsch
  • Habrothamnus aurantiacus Regel

References edit

  1. ^ Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI); IUCN SSC Global Tree Specialist Group; Meave, J.A. (2019). "Cestrum aurantiacum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T136788108A136788110. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-2.RLTS.T136788108A136788110.en. Retrieved 19 December 2022.
  2. ^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 8 April 2015.
  3. ^ Cestrum aurantiacum at USDA PLANTS Database
  4. ^ Cestrum aurantiacum Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine at Swaziland's Flora Database Archived July 13, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Cestrum aurantiacum". Germplasm Resources Information Network. Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  6. ^ Cestrum aurantiacum at Universal Postal Union - stamps of Peru]