Jasminum fluminense Vell., Fl. Flumin. 1: 10, t. 23 1829. (syn: Jasminum azoricum var. fluminense (Vell.) Eichler;                           Jasminum auriculatum var. zanzibariense Bojer ex DC.; Jasminum azoricum var. bahiense (DC.) Eichler; Jasminum bahiense DC. [Illegitimate]; Jasminum blandum S.Moore; Jasminum fluminense var. blandum (S.Moore) Turrill; Jasminum fluminense subsp. holstii (Gilg) Turrill; Jasminum fluminense subsp. mauritianum (Bojer ex DC.) Turrill; Jasminum fluminense subsp. nairobiense Turrill; Jasminum hildebrandtii Knobl.; Jasminum holstii Gilg; Jasminum lanatum Gilg & G.Schellenb.; Jasminum mauritianum Bojer ex DC.; Jasminum megalosiphon Gilg; Jasminum pospischilii Gilg; Jasminum rooseveltii De Wild.; Jasminum schroeterianum Schinz; Jasminum tettense Klotzsch; Jasminum uhligii Gilg & G.Schellenb.; Jasminum zanzibariense (Bojer ex DC.) Klotzsch);
Nitya Malli, Brazilian jasmine, Azores jasmine, River Jasmine,  • Tamil: பெருமல்லி Perumalli;
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Flowers from Temple Gardens – Jasmine 2 – ID Please :  Attachments (3).  9 posts by 3 authors.

This is the second creeper. The Hindi name is the same, but is called ‘Nitya Malli’ in Tamil, as it flowers year long in the south. The leaves are shiny and green in colour, and the creeper itself is very hardy and needs little care. The flowers mostly have 8 or 9 petals. The flower is pure white without the pink lining on the petals found in a lot of other jasmine varieties.
Here is the link to the earlier posts on jasmine in the group:
Another Chameli:
Photos taken in Vrindaban, UP on 12 and 13th July 2008.

Jasminum flexile ?

I think your Jasmine/ Nitya Malli is Jasminum multiflorum. Pl. see the links:
http://www.floridata.com/ref/J/jasm_mul.cfm ,

Thanks for the reply. But I am afraid its not nitya-malli.
If you look closely at the links you have posted, then the flowers are coming out from a group of leaves. Also, the hairy thing (I dont know what its called – its probably the calyx) from which the buds come out is characteristic of a ‘Kunda’ shrub (jasminum pubescens).
Here is the earlier link on ‘Kunda’ from our group:
This looks closer to jasminum multiflorum.
If you look at the third photo I have posted, you can clearly see, the leaves end a long way before the buds or the flowers start, unlike multiflorum or pubescens, where the leaves form the base for the buds to come out.
I hope I have not confused you completely:) The flowers of multiflorum look very similar to nitya-malli, but I am sure its not the same plant.
Do let me know your views.

I think your ‘Nitya Malli’ in Tamil is Jasminum multiflorum, as it flowers year long. What you posted may be a different Jasmine. What about Jasminum auriculatum for your post. See the link for the pictures: http://images.google.co.in/Jasminum%20auriculatum&um=wi
& for details pl. see:

It is mullai I think Jasminum auriculatum

Thanks for the replies. jasminum auriculatum is ‘Juhi’, which is a shrub. We had 4 of them in our garden, but only one is left now, and its currently pruned. I will have to search for other places in Vrindaban where I can find ‘juhi’. Will post the photos when I can get to them.
The photo I had planted is that of a creeper. Its called ‘nitya-malli’ in Tamil as it flowers year long. Typically down south, the easiest way to identify a brahmin household is a nitya malli creeper on the front door. The leaves are very similar to auriculatum, but I am sure this is a different plant. Is it possible that its the same species, but grows as a vine as well as a shrub. I am sure though that the flowers of ‘Juhi’ are different. The buds as well as the flowers are smaller, and the number of petals is also less. Here is a link for Juhi, the way I have seen the plant in my garden.
This link is in a different language, so I could not make out much, but the first photo is that of nitya malli, and the second one is Juhi (auriculatum).
I am now more inclined towards jasminum fluminense, here is a link. The flowers are not clear,  but the leaves are unmistakably the same plant  I am seeking id for. My only issue is that I do not which source to trust on the net and which not. Anyways, here is the link:
Looks like we will have to dig further. Any help would be much appreciated.

The link is in Bengali- I think it states something like ‘Juhi’  for the first plant picture, though I not much conversant with alphabets. May be some one knowing Bengali, clarify as to what is written in Bengali link.
As per Tropical garden plants by Bose, Chowdhury & Sharma, Jasminum auriculatum is a woody climber, native of India, also grown as a struggling shrub without any support- with leaves mostly simple, but sometimes trifoliate.
I think it’s better to put final reliance on authortative text- pl. see one for Jasminum fluminense http://aquat1.ifas.ufl.edu/jasflu.pdf
& check for yourself & match all the features in the description.

If we look at the leaves, they clearly three leaflets. That rules out J. multoflorum (J. pubescens is synonym of that) which have simple (not compound) leaves. With 3 leaflets, we don’t have many choices. I feel it is River Jasmine (Jasminum fluminense). More information here:

Requesting ID of this plant with white flowers – Mumbai :30062013 : ARK-03 : June 2013 : Attachments (4).  7 posts by 4 authors.
Requesting to please ID this plant with white flowers captured in Mumbai in June 2013.

Could be Jasminum fluminense as in FOI.

Common name River Jasmine.
It is Sayali in Marathi.
Experts kindly validate.

Quoting from … final explanation and identification.

If we look at the leaves, they clearly three leaflets. That rules out J. multoflorum (J. pubescens is synonym of that) which have simple (not compound) leaves. With 3 leaflets, we don’t have many choices. I feel it is River Jasmine (Jasminum fluminense). More information here: 
Here is the earlier post discussed in IndianTreePix. 
I tend to agree, as after a lot of digging around, this is the best identification I could get.

ID from ludhiana Again : Attachments (5). 5 posts by 4 authors.

I have taken new pics of this plant
the description of this is as
Habit climber
Flower Highly Fragrant, white march April and rainy season
plant evergreen
leaves trifoliate, opposite

Send the pictures of the leaves. Nevertheless, the climber seems to be a type of jasmine.

May be Jasminum azoricum.

I think more closer to images at Jasminum fluminense Vell.

SYMBIOSIS : 705 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching an image of a Red-base Jezebel butterfly on the flowers of Jasminum auriculatum.

I think more closer to images at Jasminum fluminense Vell. rather than those at Jasminum auriculatum

SYMBIOSIS : 706 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Attaching an image of a Blank Swift butterfly on the flowers of Jasminum auriculatum.

I think more closer to images at Jasminum fluminense Vell. rather than those at Jasminum auriculatum


Attaching translated version of two songs by Tagore. In the first song JUTHI has been mentioned. KINSHUK and MALLIKA have been mentioned in the second one.

I think more closer to images at Jasminum fluminense Vell. rather than those at Jasminum auriculatum

a picture for you : Attachments (1).  3 posts by 2 authors.
This is Mallika in Bengali and also in Sanskrit, is it Jasminum sambac or Jasminum angustifolium?

It doesn’t appear like Jasminum sambac from the pictures seen as per the following link:

Thank you for the mail. I think the plant is J.angustifolium, but had doubt as the plant has been identified as J.sambac in a Book “Plants in the Puranas”.
 J.sambac is in Bengali (Beli, Balli or Ballika– Terms used by Tagore). From the Website mentioned by you, I find in Indonesia – sambac is also known as Melati,
However, Melati (Malati) in Bengal is –Aganosma caryophyllata belonging to Fam- Apocyanaceae.
One more point – you have mentioned that J. sambac is Syn. Nyctanthes sambac. Nyctanthes belongs to the Family –Nyctanthaceae not to Oleaceae. The best known species in the Family Nyctanthaceae is N. arbor-tristis (Sephalika or Seuli in Bengali- some times also known as Parijat)

I think more closer to images at Jasminum fluminense Vell. rather than those at Jasminum angustifolium  

plant ID from ludhiana : Attachments (3). 5 posts by 3 authors.
please help me to identify this plant
habit climber
leaf trifoliate
flowering april,
color white
fragrance highly fragrant

It may be Rhyncospermum jasminoides.

i searched for this … i think iT is not Rynchospememum which is otherwise known as Trachelospermum jasminoids.
It might be some species of jasmine.
i will again take good pics in rainy season and we will again discuss it

I hope Jasminum mesneyi

Jasminum mesneyi is yellow flowering, is n’t it ?

I think Jasminum fluminense Vell. as per comparative images at Jasminum


Jasmine in bloom: 1 high res. image.
I present the pictures of jasmine which bloomed in our garden.

Leaves are not clear/ visible.

Pl. check.

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