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Pakistan | Family List | Oleaceae | Jasminum

Jasminum cuspidatum Rottl. and Willd. in Ges. Naturf. Fr. Berl. N.S. 4: 192. 1803.

  • Jasminum ligustrifolium Wall. ex Boj.
  • Jasminum rigidum Zenker

    Rigid, dense shrub, hardly scandent, glabrous. Leaves opposite, simple, c. 5 cm long and 1.8 cm broad, ovate, acute, shining green, coriaceous, with reticulating nerves, petiole short. Flowers fragrant, in few-flowered dense, sessile cymes. Calyx teeth linear, rigid erect, 4-6 mm long. Corolla white, tube 1.5—2.5 cm long, lobes oblong, shorter than the tube.

    Type: from India.

    Distribution: Deccan Peninsula and Ceylon, plains to 1500 m. Cultivated in Pakistan.


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