Plant Id :8

Plant Name :Caterpillar tree

Scientific Name :Plumeria alba

Family Name :Apocynaceae

Location :Principal house garden

Properties :It is often cultivated as an ornamental plant. In Cambodia pagodas especially choose this shrub, with the flowers used in ritual offerings to the deities, they are sometimes used to make necklaces which decorate coffins. In addition, the flowers are edible and eaten as fritters, while the heart of wood is part of a traditional medical preparation taken as a vermifuge (anti-parasitic drugs that expel parasitic worms) or as a laxative (used to treat and prevent constipation).