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  Jasminum multiflorum
  Family Name : Oleaceae

  Synonyms : Jasminum pubescens

  Common Names : Star Jasmine

  Chinese Name : 毛茉莉

 
Star Jasmine
  • Record Info
    • Featured in '1001 Garden Plants in Singapore' Book (2ed) :
      True
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Climber, Vine & Liana, Shrub (Woody)
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Indian subcontinent, Myanmar
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal
      Local Conservation Status :
      Exotic (Horticultural / Cultivated Only)
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Evergreen, branching vine, sometimes can be grown as a shrub, able to grow up to 1 - 3 m tall and with a spread of 1 - 3 m wide.
      Foliage: Ovate leaves, opposite arrangement, measuring about 5 cm long.
      Flowers: White flowers in a cluster.
      Etymology :
      Genus Jasminum is derived from the Persian name yasemin, which is for perfumed plants. Species multiflorum means "many-flowered".
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Fragrant (Flowers)
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      General, Parks & Gardens, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :
      Stem Cutting (Tip)
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Smooth, Glossy / Shiny
      Prominent Young Flush Colour(s) :
      Green
      Young Flush Texture(s) :
      Smooth, Glossy / Shiny
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Opposite
      Foliar Attachment to Stem :
      Petiolate
      Foliar Shape(s) :
      Non-Palm Foliage (Ovate)
      Foliar Venation :
      Pinnate / Net
      Foliar Margin :
      Entire
      Foliar Apex / Tip :
      Acute
      Foliar Base :
      Rounded / Obtuse
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      White
      FlowerTexture(s) :
      Smooth
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Flower Location :
      Axillary, Terminal
      Individual Flower Shape :
      Stellate / Star-shaped
      Inflorescence Type :
      Umbel, Compound Umbel
      Flowering Period :
      Free-Flowering
      Flowering Opening Time :
      Night (dusk to dawn)

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