Is the native frangipani a frangipani?

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The native frangipani is not part of the frangipani genus. It’s the sole species in the Hymenosporum genus and is related to the Pittosporum genus.

The botanical name for the native frangipanis is Hymenosporum flavum

It’s native to Queensland, New South Wales and New Guinea.

It can grow up to 20 metres tall but more commonly grows to around 8 metres.