Plumeria anther!

College name: CMR National PU College, ITPL

Sample name: Plumeria. ‘Frangipani trees’ . Apocynaceae, Dogbane family.

Known as Champa in India!

Sample collected from and date: Its captive/cultivated in a garden in Bangalore, IN-KA and it was collected on 7th march 2019.

Sample observed at and date: CMR National PU College, ITPL on 8th march 2019.

Students involved: Vedant, Chiranth, Siddarth, Shashank, Nandish, Arun

Plumeria flowers appear in clusters, also at the end of the branches, and are distinctively scented.

Mature Plumeria tree

The petals are waxy with the centre of the flower a different colour to the rest. For example the most common Plumeria has white flowers with a yellow centre. There are many varieties ranging from deep crimson to orange, yellow and white.

White color champa
Pink color champa

As it can be seen from the above image the color of the anther of Champa is bright yellow.

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