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21. Jasminum attenuatum Roxburgh ex G. Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 62. 1837.

大叶素馨 da ye su xin

Description from Flora of China

Jasminum banlanense P. Y. Bai; J. robustifolium Kobuski.

Vines woody, stout, glabrous. Branchlets terete, inconspicuously striped. Leaves opposite, simple; petiole 1-2 cm, twisted; leaf blade oblong to elliptic-lanceolate, 10-17 × 4-6.5 cm, leathery, base broadly cuneate to rounded, apex short acuminate or obtuse, sometimes cuspidate; primary veins 8 or 9 on each side of midrib, at 60-70° to midrib, slightly raised, often obscure abaxially. Cymes terminal or axillary, racemose or in few-branched panicles, 5-9-flowered; bracts linear, 2-3 mm. Pedicel 0.5-3.5 cm, flat and thickened upward. Calyx campanulate; lobes obtuse and subtruncate, enlarged in fruit. Corolla white, tube 1.5-1.8 cm; lobes 5, 8-10 mm. Berry green-white becoming orange-red, ovoid, 1-1.6 × 0.8-1.1 cm. Fr. Mar.

Ravines, thickets, woods; 1200-1700 m. Yunnan [India, Myanmar, Thailand]


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