Ravenia spectabilis (Lindl.) Engl., Fl. Bras. 12(2): 126 126 1874. (syn. Lemonia spectabilis Lindl.);
Jamaica (I), Trinidad (I), Cuba, Haiti, India (I), Java (I), Honduras (I) as per CoL;
ra-VEN-ee-uh — named for the French professor J.F. Ravin
speck-TAB-ih-liss — spectacular … Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: lemonia, limonia, ravenia.

dentification of an ornamental shrub:
Could someone please identify this shrub, It has glossy smooth trifoliate
leaves and pink flowers with 5 petals

Yes Ravenia spectabilis

here are mine

one shrub was growing in the Botany Department at Panjab University and was labelled as Limonia spectabilis.

Yes a synonym for Ravenia spectabilis


Yes, Limonia or Ravenna spectabilis
Hers’s mine quite common gardens and nurseries in Bengal

Request for Identification 29072011MC1:
Location: Adyar Theosophical Society Gardens, Chennai
Plant Type: medium sized shrub
Flowers: Pink flowers

ra-VEN-ee-uh — named for the French professor J.F. Ravin
speck-TAB-ih-liss — spectacular  …
Dave’s Botanary

May 9, 2010 … at Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan, Mumbai
commonly known as: lemonia, limonia, ravenia
Native of: Cuba, Brazil
References: Flowers of IndiaTop TropicalsDave’s Garden
more views: Aug 12, 2007 and May 9, 2010 … at Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan, Mumbai

appealing limonia flowers..almost like a Balsam.

R.spectabilis is spectacular in your catch. Thanks for sharing. I have seen in Mysore city also this plant.


Rutaceae Week: Ravenia spectabilis from Arya PG College Campus Panipat:
Ravenia spectabilis from Arya PG College Campus Panipat


Rutaceae Week: Ravenia spectabilis (Lindl.) Planch. ex Griseb. from Delhi:
Ravenia spectabilis (Lindl.) Planch. ex Griseb. syn: Lemonia spectabilis Lindl
Photographed from Khalsa College, Delhi


Rutaceae Week: Ravenia spectabilis from Panipat-2012:
This ornamental was shot from a nursery in Panipat.
Ravenia spectabilis….


Rutaceae week: Ravenia spectabilis at Mumbai:
Sharing few photographs of Ravenia spectabilis from Mumbai.
Family: Rutaceae.

Very nice, seems more red than deep pinkish/magenta?


Rutaceae Week: Ravenna spectabilis from Bengal:
Ravenia spectabilis (Lindl.) also known as Lemonia spectabilis
These are everywhere in Bengal, I found them a few years ago in Babupur in south 24 paragans in a school yard, a private home garden, and the grouping is from Salt lake park.
NEVER SEEN ANY FRUITS ON these, has anybody??/

Spelling correction in the title: please read Ravenia spectabilis and not what I typed…


Rutaceae Week: Ravenia spectabilis – Lemonia from Pune: 
A planted shrubRavenia spectabilis / Lemonia, photographed at Pune.

Family- Rutaceae
Dated- 1.05.2010.

this is almost the end of the week
it seems Revenia is grown almost everywhere in India


Ravenia spectabilis from Alipore:
I am thankful to the ‘Rutaceae week’ for the ID of this plant.

Species : Ravenia spectabilis Lindl.
Habit & Habitat : garden shrub
Date : 25-05-12, 1.00 p.m.
Place : The Agri-Horticultural Society of India, Kolkata
ID help :


Yes it is

NA17/08 Need id for the attached picture : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Require identification for the attached potted plant picture
Photographed near Navy Nagar, Mumbai
Date: 28th July 2015

Ravenna spectabilis, i think. neglected potted specimen badly in need of TLC

A small correction. It is Ravenia spectabilis. Family: Rutaceae (Citrus family)


Pink-flowered shrub : 4 posts by 3 authors. 2 images.

Please identify the below Pink-flowered big shrub / trimmed tree. Looks very similar to Nerium (Oleander), which it isn’t. No secretions / sap.
Used commonly as a hedge plant, here in most MNC corporate offices in Pune.
Slight medicinal/ woody odour similar to basil wood, when leaves are crushed.

Looks like Ravenia spectabilis..

Yes, Ravenia spectabilis, a popular ornamental shrub..

Bingo!!! Thanks a lot. Now I can sleep peacefully 🙂


Unidentified Pink flowered shrub : 3 posts by 3 authors.

Can anybody identify this small tree / shrub with pink flowers. Looks like Nerium (Oleander) but it isn’t (No secretions)
The leaves are very slightly medicinal / woody smelling.
This flowers profusely, and seems to be a common hedge plant in the compounds of corporate offices of MNCs (in Pune!!!)
Hope somebody identifies this mysterious plant.

Ravenia spectabilis.

Ornamental Bush for ID, Auroville, Tamil Nadu NAW-MAR17-04 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Kindly identify this bush with variegated leaves and pink flowers photographed at the Auroville Botanical Garden, Tamil Nadu in March 2017.

This shrub is Ravenia spectabilis
Nice to see fruits!!

SK7333 17 SEP-2017:ID : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)
Location: Kolkata, India
Date: 8 September 2017
Elevation : 25 ft.

Where in Kolkata? Cultivated?

Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden
May be planted !

Ravenia spectabilis

Thank you …! Ravenia spectabilis Engl.

Fwd: RAVENIA SPECTABILIS : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of Ravenia spectabilis. Some gentleman has planted this plant on the road side in front of his house.


at Alibag– May’09?; Dyal Singh college garden in Delhi in Sept.-Oct.; Lemonia spectabilis – indiantreepix | Google Groups ID request 121110PC2 – efloraofindia | Google Groups


Ravenia spectabilis :: Virajpet, Coorg :: 10 NOV 19 : 7 posts by 4 authors. 2 images.
… at a resort  in Virajpet, Coorg
Date: November 10, 2019 … Altitude: about 910 m (3000 ft) asl
Ravenia spectabilis  (Lindl.) Engl.



Ornamental shrub SN9121
Ornamental shrub in a guest house, Korba

Ravenia spectabilis (Lindl.) Engl. !

Ravenia spectabilis. I have this plant in my garden


Swamy/New series/ID/16 – ID of the Plant Ravenia spectabilis: 5 images.
Please confirm/ suggest the ID of the plant grown in my garden. in Mysore. Photographed during April 2021. My ID: Ravenia spectabilis 



Ravenia spectabilis variegata : Panvel : 16NOV21 : AK – 005: 3 images.
With variegated leaves.
Seen at a resort in Panvel, on the outskirts of Mumbai.

Yes. ID is correct. I am growing this plant in my garden.