Jasminum arborescens Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 94 1820. (syn: Jasminum arborescens var. latifolium (Roxb.) C.B.Clarke; Jasminum arborescens var. montanum (Roth) C.B.Clarke; Jasminum arboreum Schult.; Jasminum latifolium Roxb.; Jasminum montanum Roth; Jasminum punctatum Buch.-Ham. ex G.Don; Jasminum velutinum Kobuski; Jasminum villosum Stokes; Nyctanthes grandiflora Lour.);

Indian Subcontinent to W. Indo-China: Andaman Is., East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., West Himalaya as per POWO;
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Common name: Navamallika, Shrubby Jasmine • Assamese: Nabamallika • Bengali: Nuvamullika • Hindi: बड़ा कुन्द Bara-kunda, नवमल्लिका Navamallika, Dhur-malti • Kannada: adavi mallige, dodda kaadu mallige • Malayalam: നാഗമല്ലികാ Nagamallika • Marathi: Kumdi, Kundi, Kusaara • Oriya: ବରାକୁନ୍ଦା Barakunda • Sanskrit: नागमल्ली Nagamalli, नवमल्लिका Navamallika • Tamil: கட்டமல்லிகை Kattumalligai, நாகமல்லீ Nagamalli • Telugu: adavi jaji, adavi malli • Urdu: Gul-chambeli گل چمیلی


Shrub large, suberect, not twining or climbing; branchlets hairy. Leaves opposite, simple, variable in size, up to 18 cm long and 10 cm broad, ovate, acute or acuminate, soft-tomentose when young, later glabrate, leaf-base broadly rounded, sometimes cordate, nerves distinct beneath, lower divaricate; petiole 1-2.5 cm. Flowers fragrant, in lax trichotomous cymes. Pedicels 5 mm. Bracts linear, up to 5 mm long. Calyx teeth 5-6, sometimes more, linear, 1-2 mm long. Corolla white, tube c. 1 cm long, lobes usually 9, 1-1.5 cm long, lanceolate, acute. Berry mostly simple, 1-1.5 cm long, ellipsoid, slightly bent, black when ripe.
Flowering and fruiting: February-May
Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
North West Himalaya, Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)
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Request for Jasminum id: 4 high res. images.
Please check the attached images of Jasminum, Captured at Pauri Uttarakhand. Leaves velvety.


Pl. check comparative images at Jasminum


Sir, already checked, not matching. I Will try again.


This is Jasminum arborescens as per keys in Flora of Pakistan and as per GBIF specimen from India- one and two and three.


WCSP considers the following as its synonyms:
Jasminum roxburghianum Wall. ex C.B.Clarke in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 3: 595 (1882).
Jasminum latifolium Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 93 (1820).


 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  GBIF specimen from India- one and two and three (High resolution specimens) Flora of Pakistan FOP illustration Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Flora of peninsular India Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  Kerala plants  ehorticulture  FRLHT  easyayurveda

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