Latin name: Cananga odorata
Plant Part: Fresh Flowers
Cananga odorata physical description
Cananga odorata is a tropical Asian tree of the custard-apple family; it is medium sized, approximately 39 Feet tall at maturity. The main trunk is generally bent to some degree, and the bark is smooth and grayish white to silvery. The branches are slightly erect with a bit of drooping, giving the Cananga tree an asymmetrical appearance. It is a fast-growing tree that can exceed 16ft within a year and has the ability to regenerate rapidly when damaged.