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Stephanotis floribunda

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Author:  Adolphe Théodore de Brongniart 1837
Family:  Asclepiadaceae
Habitat:   Madagascar
Soil:   Rich
Water:   Medium
Sun:   Medium
Height:  4,5 meters
Flower:   White
Propagate:   Seeds/Cuttings
Names:   Madagascar Jasmine, Doftranka, Duftranke, Bridal Wreath
Synonyms:  Marsdenia floribunda Schltr. 1899.
Ceropegia stephanotis, Schult.
Isaura alliacea,
Isaura allicia,
Comm. ex Poir.
Marsdenia isaura,

This member of the Asclepiadaceae family was described by Adolphe Théodore de Brongniart in 1837. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a rich soil with some water and some sun. The wines will reach for 4,5 meters, and the flowers are white. It can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

The genus name Stephanotis has Greek origin, made up of two words; stephonos meaning crown and otos which is ear; a 'crown of ears' which it faintly resembles with the flower trumpet as a meatus surrounded by five "ears."