Citharexylum quadrangulare

Citharexylum quadrangulare

Citharexylum quadrangulare

(Fiddlewood, Jamaican Fiddlewood)

FAMILY

Verbenaceae

Species

Citharexylum quadrangulare

Common name(s)

Fiddlewood, Jamaican Fiddlewood

Flower colour; life form

White; tree

Campus

Townsville

Description

This evergreen tree is a native of the West Indies. The leaves are lanceolate to about 10 cm long. The small white fragrant flowers are borne in racemes on the outside of the tree. The wood has been used to make musical instruments.