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Tahitian gardenia

The Tahitian gardenia (Gardenia taitensis)

is a perennial tree.
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Gardenia
Specific epithet ? taitensis
Common names
Tahitian gardenia (United States)
IPNI details on Gardenia taitensis
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Gardenia taitensis http://plantdatabase.co.uk/Gardenia_taitensis
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