Taxon: Jasminum fluminense Vell.

Genus: Jasminum
    Section: Trifoliolata
Family: Oleaceae
      Tribe: Jasmineae
Nomen number: 312794
Place of publication: Fl. flumin. 10. 1829 ("1825"); icon. 1:23. 1831 ("1827")
Name Verified on: 30-Sep-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • Northern Africa: Egypt
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, - Limpopo, - Mpumalanga; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Sao Tome and Principe
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia; Yemen

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Tabasco
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro
    • Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in tropics & subtropics


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