Taxon: Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack

Genus: Murraya
Family: Rutaceae
  Subfamily: Aurantioideae
      Tribe: Aurantieae
        Subtribe: Merrilliinae
Nomen number: 24704
Place of publication: Malayan Misc. 1(5):31. 1820
  • • non Murraya paniculata auct. nonn. (= M. exotica L., a widely cultivated species)
  • • although previously treated to include mainland Asian and Australian forms, these should be segregated as distinct species (see Murraya spp.)
Name Verified on: 15-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Sep-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 18 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • orange-jasmine  (Source: Taxon) - English
  • qian li xiang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: potential as graft stock relative for citrus (fide In Vitro Cell Dev 36:435. 2000)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia


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