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updated: 01/19/11 

Fagraea IMAGES
(Gentianaceae: Potalieae: Potaliinae: Fagraea)
Fagraea berteroana

Hawaii, cultivated

Photo: Tim Motley

Note: first day corolla is white, next day creme colored. Extremely fragrant flowers (used in leis and for perfumes).

Fagraea berteroana

Hawaii, cultivated

Photo: Tim Motley

Note: bird-dispersed, fruits very fleshy and sticky (latex in skin)

 

Fagraea berteroana

Hawaii, cultivated

Photo: Tim Motley

Note: sticky latex under/in skin of fruit, parietal placentation with inrolled placentas

Fagraea ceilanica

Hawaii, National Botanical Garden, Kauai, cultivated

Photo: Lena Struwe

 

Fagraea ceilanica

Hawaii, National Botanical Garden, Kauai, cultivated

Photo: Lena Struwe

Note: Flowers up to 10 cm long, lasts for only a day.

 

Fagraea fragrans

Malaysia

Photo: M. Sugumaran

 

Fagraea gracilipes

Fiji

Photo: Johan Rova

Note: stamens exserted far outside corolla mouth, and a small capitate style.

Fagraea racemosa

Fruits. Peninsular Malaysia.

Photo: Sugumaran M.

 

Fagraea racemosa

Photo: Peter Endress

Note: Racemose, hanging inflorescences, and ants visiting glands on calyx. This plant is bat pollinated.

 

Fagraea salticola

Photo: Tim Motley

 

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