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Pakistan | Family List | Oleaceae | Jasminum

Jasminum auriculatum Vahl, Symb. 3: 1. 1794. G.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c 600.

Shrub scandent, pubescent or nearly glabrous. Leaves opposite, ashy-pubescent, sometimes glabrescent, simple or trifoliolate; lateral leaflets much reduced, rarely exceeding 4 mm in diam., terminal up to 3.5 cm long and 1.5 cm broad, ovate, shortly acute; nerves few, lowest oblique. Bracts linear, 4 mm long. Flowers fragrant, in many-flowered cymes; pedicels up to 5 mm long. Calyx 3 mm long, pubescent, teeth minute. Corolla white, tube 1.5 cm long, lobes elliptic, up to 8 mm long. Berry 5 mm in diameter, globose, black.

Type: Described from India.

Distribution: India (Deccan Peninsula and Ceylon). Cultivated in Pakistan.


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