Jasminum polyanthum Franch.

A vigorous evergreen scrambling to climbing shrub. Leaves opposite. Leaflets 5-7, lanceolate, lateral leaflets mostly 3-4.5 cm long. Flower clusters axillary, branching, of 5-15 flowers with stalks 1-1.5 cm long. Flowers with sepals linear, 1-2 mm long, petals white with pink exterior, tube mostly about 2 cm long, strongly scented; summer.


Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Oleaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Hero image
Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Oleaceae
genus        Jasminum L.