Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack

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Murraya paniculata

Photo: Mark Hyde
Broadlands Road, Harare

Murraya paniculata

Photo: Mark Hyde
Broadlands Road, Harare

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Synonyms: Murraya exotica L.
Common names: Orange jasmine (English)
Description: Shrub or small tree to 4 m. Leaflets 3-9, up to 7 cm long, glossy, ovate, rhombic-ovate to obovate. Flowers white, fragrant. Fruit 1.25 cm in diameter or less, red, ovoid.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to SE Asia and the Malay Peninsula. Widely cultivated in the tropics.
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Bailey, L.H. (1949). Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York. Page 745.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Murraya paniculata
African Plant Database: Murraya paniculata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Murraya paniculata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Murraya paniculata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Murraya paniculata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Murraya paniculata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Murraya paniculata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Murraya paniculata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Murraya paniculata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Murraya paniculata
Ispot Southern Africa: Murraya paniculata
JSTOR Plant Science: Murraya paniculata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Murraya paniculata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Murraya paniculata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Murraya paniculata
Tropicos: Murraya paniculata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Murraya paniculata., retrieved 20 May 2019

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