The flowers themselves have medium sized, oval shaped petals (always 5 of them) which are joined tightly at the base. The flower starts as a long tube, then the petals slowly unwrap and open to form the frangipani flower.
This flower has outstanding characteristics in its beauty, drought tolerant, almost free from enemies and easy to propagate.
It is used to moisturize skin in massage therapy.
The flowers are useful for treating Malaria.