Taxon  Report   10527 
Cestrum elegans  (Brongn.) Schltdl.
Purple cestrum
Cestrum elegans
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
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Cestrum elegans
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Cestrum elegans, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Cestrum elegans
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Cestrum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cestrum purpureum
ICPN: Cestrum fasciculatum
More information about  Cestrum elegans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 19, 2018).

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