The Frangipani is a mystical flowering tree that is present in most tropical countries and is intertwined with their cultures. Asia local folks believe it provides shelter to ghosts and demons. Hindus associate it with their temples. Polynesian women wear the flowers to indicate their relationship status - over the right ear if seeking relationship and over the left if taken.
"k. Frangipani" The frangipani grows widely around the warmer parts of Australia. It has beautiful flowers with a stunning perfume. This decorative tree, with its fragrant scented five petal flowers, conjures up the feel of the tropics, warm summer days and exotic island escapes. The frangipani originated in southern Mexico, central America and the Caribbean.