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Plumeria rubra

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 31046

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Plumeria rubra is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence: frag. PINK, YELLOW throat, variable, to 10cm.
Fruit: twin foll. to 30cm. long
Foliage: obov.-lance. to 40cm.
Height, in meters: 7
Height, in feet: 23.10
Plumeria rubra seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Plumeria rubra:
Plumeria acuminata, 

Common names for Plumeria rubra:

Alheli,  Alheli Cimarron,  Atabaiba Rosada,  Flor-De-Santo-Antonio,  Frangipane,  Frangipani,  Frangipanier,  Frangipanier rose,  Hong ji dan hua,  Jasmim-Do-Para,  Nosegay,  Pagoda Tree,  Red Jasmine,  Red Paucipan,  Rodje Law'Ri,  Rodje Lawri,  Suche,  Temple Tree,  Templetree,  West Indian Jasmine, 


Plumeria rubra is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
62:   Mexican Native and Introduced Plants
65:   World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List
109:   Central American Native and Introduced Plants
131:   Toxic Plants
Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
232:  Apocynaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.


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Germination guide for Plumeria rubra

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Plumeria rubra seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Plumeria rubra seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

Soak Plumeria rubra seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.


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