- Description: Detailed view of plumeria alba, also known as White Frangipani. It is named after the marquess of an Italian noble family, the Frangipanis, who is credited with creating a plumeria-scented perfume. These plants are native to tropical and subtropical areas of the Americas and are usually in the form of flowering shrubs and trees. In Mexico plumeria plants are used for medicinal purposes such as for ointments.
- Keywords: flower, plumeria alba, plant, Fairchild Gardens
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- Source: Florida Center for Instructional Technology, Exploring Florida: Social Studies Resources
for Students and Teachers (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, 2009)
- County: Miami-Dade
- Date of Photo: 5/26/2008
- Photographer: Roy Winkelman