Jasminum fluminense Vell.

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Jasminum fluminense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pokoteke Gorge, near Masvingo

Jasminum fluminense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pokoteke Gorge, near Masvingo

Jasminum fluminense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pokoteke Gorge, near Masvingo

Jasminum fluminense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pokoteke Gorge, near Masvingo

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Synonyms: Jasminum mauritianum Bojer ex DC.
Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Woody climber or scrambler. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets ovate to near-circular. Flowers white, sometimes tinged with pink, sweetly scented. Fruit a glossy brown to black berry, sometimes 2-lobed.
Notes: This species and Jasminum abyssinicum are our only two native species of Jasminum with compound leaves.
Derivation of specific name: fluminense: of rivers
Habitat: In riverine vegetation
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Throughout Africa and extending to Arabia and the Seychelles; introduced to South America
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Saturday 14 July 2012
Literature:

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 87. (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Jasminum fluminense.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144220, retrieved 30 July 2014

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