Plumaria is a species of flowering plant in the Apocynaceae family that includes deciduous shrubs and small trees. The plant is native to Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America. Many flower growers prefer to grow it as an ornamental plant.
Plumaria is a perennial deciduous shrub or tree with a cylindrical stem, pronounced scars from fallen leaves, and milky juice. The leaves are usually dark green, sometimes with shades of purple, gray, shiny, and leathery, alternate, rarely arranged in a spiral. Most often, they are elliptical, less often lanceolate, and The veins are well-defined. The flowers have five petals, and the petals are usually oval, rarely spatula-shaped. They can be either narrow or wide, flat or twisted. Most flowers have a pleasant smell, which is most intense in the morning. However, flowers do not have nectar.