Ochrosia borbonica J.F.Gmel.


Family: Apocynaceae

Genus: Ochrosia

Zones: Tender

Description: 

Glossy leaves, elongated oval shape with prominent mid-vein. White flowers with 5 twisted petals with pink to dark red throat markings.

History: 

Published in Syst. Nat., ed. 13 bis 2(1): 439 in 1791.

Native to Mauritius and Reunion.

Synonym Cerbera undulata Andrews (from Bot. Repos.)


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