Jasminum cordifolium Wall. & G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 60 1837. (Syn: Jasminum erectiflorum A.DC.; Jasminum glabellum Wall. [Invalid]; Jasminum malabaricum var. lawii C.B.Clarke);
India as per WCSP;
Scandent shrubs; twigs glabrous. Leaves to 10 x 6.5 cm, broadly ovate, acuminate, truncate or cordate at base; nerves 3 or 4 pairs, nearly basal, glabrous; petiole 1.5 cm long. Flowers many, in terminal or axillary cymes; bracts 6 mm long, subulate; calyx tube 3 mm long, lobes 13 mm long, narrow, glabrous; corolla tube 12 mm long, lobes 5, 8 x 3 mm, oblong, acute, glabrous, white. Berry 12 x 8 mm, oblong, obtuse, glabrous.
Flowering and fruiting: January-April
Moist deciduous and evergreen forests
Southern Western Ghats
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)
Jasminum for identification 260613MK03 : Attachments (6). 4 posts by 4 authors.
Please help me in identification of the jasminum species. This is seen along the periphery of wet forests. I have seen few flowers also. Leaves about 10 cm long.
Location: Longwood Shola, Kotagiri, Nilgiris, TN
Date: 19 June 2013
Alt.: 1900 m asl
Seems to be J. cordifolium?
Support to …, J. cordifolium me too