Plumeria - Frangipani Trees (English) Sac Nicte (Maya) Flor de Mayo (Spanish), Plumeria rubra, from the Apocinaceae family, it is native to Mexico and South-America. Today this perfumed flowering tree is found in many tropical countries. Plumeria trees bloom during the spring in Yucatan. Flowers have various tones from white, yellow, rose, and magenta. Plumeria trees grace the garden path leading to Old Saint Isidro Labrador Church at Hacienda Chichen.