Cestrum


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Related to Cestrum: Cestrum diurnum, Cestrum nocturnum

Cestrum

a genus of shrubs in the family Solanaceae. (1) C. aurantiacum (orange-flowered cestrum), C. corymbosum var. hirsutum, C. elegans (C. newelii, C. purpureum), C. fasciculatum (red cestrum), C. hartwegii, C. laevigatum (inkberry bush), C. nocturnum (night-flowering cestrum), C. parqui (green cestrum) cause liver necrosis. The toxin is a carboxyatractyloside.
(2) C. diurnum (jasmine, wild jasmine) causes generalized calcinosis through a calcinogenic glycoside. See also enzootic calcinosis.
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He left his position as finance director at Barnsley-based Cestrum Conservatories to take control of the Tanfield Lea-based glass manufacturer and its 126 staff.
Cyperus elegans, Piper aduncum, Piper amalago, Rivina humilis, Sapindus saponaria, Tragia volubilis, Passiflora rubra, Theobroma cacao, Conocarpus erectus, Plumeria rubra, Plumeria alba, Cestrum nocturnum, Melothria pendula, Cucumis anguria.
Mr Green will leave his position as finance director at Barnsley-based Cestrum Conservatories to take control of the Tanfield Lea-based glass manufacturer which employs 126 staff.
Red cestrum (Cestrum elegans) is a plant from tropical Mexico with wine-red flowers that can bloom at almost any time but are especially noticeable under gray November skies.
Studies on the odoriferous volatile constituents of the flower of Cestrum nocturnum L.
Yellow flowers of Salvia jamesonia and a vividly yellow-flowered Cestrum also attract attention.
The violet blue of mounding morning glory shows up well against the butter yellow of Jerusalem sage, the rose pink of Peruvian lily, and the deep scarlet of red cestrum (Cestrum elegans).
The two plants in question are Cestrum ``Newellii'' and Correa ``Ivory Bells.