Plumeria pudica Jacq.
Synonym : Plumeria caracasana J.R.Johnst
Family : Apocynaceae
Local Names : Fiddle leaf plumeria
Flowering and fruiting period: August – March
Distribution: Central and Tropical South America
Habitat: Garden Plant
IUCN status: Data Deficient
Key Characters: Plumeria pudica is a shrub usually with one or two slender trunks that branch close to the ground hence it forms a dense spreading crown. Leaves are dark green and unique fiddle-shaped, or spoon-shaped. Large clusters of bright white 3 inch flowers with small yellow centers cover this tree as a beautiful bouquet. The flowers are not fragrant. The plant looks attractive even when it is not flowering, because of its beautiful leaves.