night jasmine definition

  • noun:
    • An Asian shrub or tiny tree (Nyctanthes arbortristis) having reverse leaves and tiny, fragrant flowers with an orange corolla tube and white corolla lobes.
    • a-west Indian shrub (Cestrum nocturnum) having little greenish-white flowers that are really fragrant through the night.
    • West Indian evergreen shrub having groups of funnel-shaped yellow-white blossoms that are fragrant by night

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