EPPO Global Database

Cestrum nocturnum(CEMNO)

Code created in: 2002-07-18

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CEMNO
  • Preferred name: Cestrum nocturnum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Mexico, Central America, South America (northwest). Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Indian subcontinent, China, southeast Asia, Caribbean

Common names
Name Language
lady of the night English
night-blooming jessamine English
night-scented cestrum English
night-scented jessamine English
poisonberry English
Nachthammerstrauch German
galant de nuit French
dama de la noche Spanish
galán de noche Spanish (ES)
huele de noche Spanish (HN)
palo hediondo Spanish (HN)
reina de la noche Spanish (GT)
galante de notte Italian
dama-da-noite Portuguese
jasmineiro-de-noite Portuguese
yè xiāng shù Chinese
夜香树 Chinese
raat ki rani Hindi
रात की रानी Hindi