It grows as a shrub or a small tree up to 10 m. tall, with a gray or greenish, rough and flaky bark. Leaves are simple, opposite, oval with pointed tips, 6–12 cm long and 2–6.5 cm broad, toothed at the edges and rough like sandpaper on the upper surface. The flowers are very sweet scented with waxy white, star-like petals and an orange-red tube in center which bloom in clusters.
Botanical Name :Nyctanthes arbortristis
English:Name : coral jasmine, night-flowering jasmine, night jasmine, queen of the night, sad tree, tree-of-sadness
Hindi Name : harsinghar, harshringar, parijata or paarijat or paarijaata, shefali or shephali, shephalika ,Haar, Harsingar
Bengali: Name : shefali ,Sheoli, Singhar, Shephalika
Konkani Name : parijatak
Manipuri Name : singarei