Taxon: Jasminum grandiflorum L.

 
Genus: Jasminum
    Section: Jasminum
Family: Oleaceae
      Tribe: Jasmineae
Nomen number: 407300
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:9. 1762
Name Verified on: 30-Sep-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Sep-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (for "jasmine tea" fide Gen Jasminum Cult 21. 2009)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Viti; Eur Gard F)
  • Materials: essential oils (used in perfumery fide Flower Oils; Pl Res SEAs 19:114. 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Rwanda
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan

  • Naturalized:

    . occasionally natzd. in tropics

    Cultivated:

    • :
  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Morocco
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France

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