Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack.

Orange Jasmine

Spineless trees and shrubs 3 m or so tall. Leaflets 3-9, ovate to obovate, glossy. Flowers white, fragrant, repeat-flowering. Fruit ovoid, about 1 cm wide, red. [M. exotica L.]

WA NT Qld New Caledonia to SE Asia India,


M. koenigii (L.) K. Spreng., Curry Leaf Tree, from India and Ceylon is a warm climate plant, the leaves of which are used in curry.

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

Updated by: Rob Cross, January 2018

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Sapindales
family       Rutaceae
genus        Murraya L.