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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cestrum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cestrum parqui L'Hér.
Habit: Plant 1--3 m; hairs minute, sparse. Stem: glabrous. Leaf: 6--11 cm, lanceolate, acuminate. Inflorescence: 4--6 cm, open, 20--many-flowered. Flower: calyx 5--7 mm; corolla 18--22 mm, yellow-white, lobes 3--4 mm. Fruit: 14 mm, dark purple-black. Seed: +- 10, 3--4 mm, dark brown to black.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: southeastern United States; native to South America. Flowering Time: Jul--Dec
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cestrum nocturnum
Next taxon: Chamaesaracha
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2017. Cestrum parqui, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18790, accessed on February 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 24, 2017.