Serissa Juss.

Original local Indian name for the plant.

For description of genus see the species. Grown for the attractive form, foliage and prolific tubular white flowers.

Softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings.

Leaves unpleasant-smelling when crushed.

1 species from SE Asia.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rubiaceae. 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.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Gentianales
family       Rubiaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Serissa japonica (Thunb.) Thunb.