Jasminum grandiflorum L.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Spanish Jasmine
Synonym: Jasminum grandiflorum (L.)Kobuski.
Common Name: Common jasmine
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Throughout the year
Distribution: Subtropical North West Himalayas
Habitat: Cultivated, often found as escape
Uses: Ornamental, aphrodisiac, essential oil yielding, perfume production
Key Characteristics: Jasminumgrandiflorum are large shrubs. Leaves opposite, petiolate; petiole and midrib margined; leaflets glabrous, dark green, the upper pair with a broad flat base. Flowers fragrant, in lax axillary or terminal cymes, the stalks of later flowers exceeding the first or central ones. . Calyx teeth 5, linear. Corolla white, sometimes tinged with red outside, lobes 5, oblong, shorter than the tube, involute at the margins.