Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers


Jasminum grandiflorum  Jasmine
Family Oleaceae
Genus Jasminum  [jas-MIN-um]  said to be derived from ysmyn, the Arabic name
Species grandiflorum   
Properties climber
Jasminum grandiflorum, also known variously as the Spanish jasmine, Royal jasmine, Catalonian jasmine, among others (chameli in Urdu) is a species of jasmine native to South Asia, the Arabian peninsula (Oman, Saudi Arabia), Northeast Africa (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan), the African Great Lakes (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda), and the Yunnan and Sichuan regions of China. The species is widely cultivated and is reportedly naturalized in République de Guinée, the Maldive Islands, Mauritius, Réunion, Java, the Cook Islands, Chiapas, Central America, and much of the West Indies.
Links: Wikipedia   dbpedia   Wikimedia Commons   Bristol Trees  PFAF  Search   Distribution  
Edit from Category  Edit from Search