Tahitian Gardenia Scientific Name: Gardenia taitensis Family: Rubiaceae Description: Gardenia taitensis is an evergreen tropical shrub having glossy dark green leaves. The flower is creamy white, pinwheel-shaped with 5 to 9 lobes and very fragrant. Native to the highland shores of the South Pacific, it has the distinction of being one of the few cultivated plants native to Polynesia.
Tiare (Tahitian Gardenia) one of my favorite flowers!
Tiare - Tahitian gardenia. Odour profile: tropical Tahitian gardenia scent with an attractive smell which often reminds us of suntan lotion in perfumes due to its frequent use in such products; monoi essence is made by macerating tiara in coconut oil. ティアレ