Acnistus arborescens (L.) Schltdl. - syn. Atropa arborescens L.; Cestrum cauliflorus Jacq.; Dunalia arborescens (L.) Sleumer - Solanaceae
mariamole, marianeira, tabaco de monte
Shrub or small tree up to 6m tall, native to the Caribbean, rain forests from Mexico to Brazil; bark corky; leaves alternate, simple, elliptical to ovate or lanceolate; flowers funnel-shaped, about 1cm long, greenish-white, fragrant; fruit globose, pulpy, orange, 5-10mm in diameter.
The many white flowers along the twigs emit a characteristic sweet aromatic floral scent. Main component of the headspace is (E)-ocimene (46.0%). The characteristic accord is generated by 3,5-dimethoxytoluene (32.0%), jasmone (1.1%), anisaldehyde (0.2%), and methyl anthranilate (0.2%).
[Kaiser, Roman. „Scents from rain forests.“ CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry 54.6 (2000): 346-363]