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Flower and leaves of the Plumeria tree, America, 1731


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Illustration showing flower and leaves of the Plumeria flore rofeo odoratissimo tree, a species of Nerium which was first introduced from the American continent to Barbados and other sugar islands. The flowers are tubulous and divided into five segments; they are of a rose colour and very fragrant.



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