Scientific Name : –Tabernaemontana Divaricata
Also known as Crape Jasmine, Milky flower (because it’s stem has white liquid which looks like milk.)
Commonly found in South East Asia – tropical region.
It is under Apocynaceae family.
Each Flower has 5 petaled pinwheels, that’s why it is also known as pinwheel flower.
Tabernaemontana divaricata blooms through out all year but specially in spring.
The flower has no smell.
Tabernaemontana Divaricata tree can be as tall as 10 ft , but usually they are 5 – 6 ft.
2 Types of pinwheel flowers are found , one has single blossom and another type is clustered
They grow very well under partial shade and needs moderate water .
This flower is used in many Pooja ( religious ceremony) like Lakshmi Puja.
It has some medicinal value in Ayurveda.
Photos Of Crape Jasmine or Tabernaemontana Divaricata