Photo taken with Nikon D300
105mm Nikkor Lens
Photo taken on Maui, Hawaii, USA
Plumeria rubra is a deciduous plant belonging to the genus Plumeria.2 Its common names are Red Frangipani, Common Frangipani, Temple Tree, or simply Plumeria. Originally native to Mexico, Central America, Colombia and Venezuela, it has been widely cultivated in subtropical and tropical climates worldwide and is a popular garden and park plant, as well as being used in temples and cemeteries. It grows as a spreading tree to 7-8 m (20-25 ft) high and wide, and is flushed with fragrant flowers of shades of pink, white and yellow over the summer and autumn.