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Narrow dark green leaves are boldly variegated with white and cream striping.
Alpinia zerumbet is called a "shell ginger" or "shell flower" most commonly, because its individual pink flowers, especially when in bud, resemble sea shells.
Alpinia zerumbet is similar to Alpinia malaccensis and Alpinia nutans.
Alstonia angustiloba is hardy and fast-growing tree. It has has white, strongly perfumed flowers and is cultivated as an ornamental plant.
The latex is used against shingles, boils, abcesses, and ring worm. Also used as an ingredient for chewing gum.
This fascinating rare plant with white, strongly perfumed flowers is valued as a fast growing, impressive ornamental shade tree.
Popularly known as Devil Tree, as plant is believed to the devil's abode - probably due to the intoxicating fragrance emitted by flowering trees, especially at night.
The tree is of great cultural significance in the intellectual circle, as traditionally its leaves were awarded to scholars and teachers during convocation ceremonies by the Visva Bharati University (can't think of a better name than Alstonia scholaris!). This tradition was started by Rabindranath Tagore.