land-of-the-night
Cestrum nocturnum L.Solanaceae

common name synonyms: night-jessamine, night jasmine, night cestrum, dama-de-noche, queen of the night

scientific name synonyms: C. suberosum Jacq.

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Solanales

growth form: tree, vine, shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: Central America

notes: hybrid with C. diurnum also in cultiv'n, widely cultiv'd for night-scented flowers; introduced and invasive in the U.S. (PUSDA); poisonous

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth