Jasminum stenolobum Rolfe

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Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Rhino Hotel, Old Runde Bridge.

Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Zvishavane - Mbalabala road

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Synonyms: Jasminum oleicarpum Baker
Jasminum rotundatum Knobl.
Jasminum tomentosum Knobl.
Common names:
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Description:
Suffrutex or low-growing, spreading shrub, leas than 1.5 m high. Leaves opposite, simple, variable in shape from elliptic-oblong and narrowly lanceolate to ovate or almost round, 1-6 cm long, hairy on both surfaces, no hairy pockets in the vein axils; margin entire. Flowers terminal on short lateral branches, solitary or several together, sweetly scented. Corolla white; tube 16-33 mm long; lobes 9-13, oblong to narrowly elliptic, 12-22 mm long. Fruit with 1 or 2 ellipsoid lobes, 1-1.5 cm long, black when ripe.
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Habitat: On sandy soils in Brachystegia woodland often on termite mounds.
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Tuesday 8 March 2016
Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 92.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 267.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 411. (Includes a picture).

Kupicha, F.K. (1983). Oleaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 213 - 214.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 65.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 82.

Schmidt, E., Lötter, M. & McCleland, W. (2002). Trees and shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park Jacana, Johannesburg, South Africa Pages 532 - 533. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 90.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Jasminum stenolobum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144240, retrieved 25 August 2016

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