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  Jasminum cordifolium
 
  Family: OLEACEAE
  Citation:  Jasminum cordifolium Wall. ex G. Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 60. 1837-1838; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 596. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 790(555). 1923; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 284. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 238. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 184. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 429. 2002; P. S. Green, Kew Bull. 58: 289. 2003; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 509. 2009. Jasminum malabaricum Wight var. lawii Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 594. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 789(554). 1923; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 224. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 271. 1988.
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  Description: Scandent shrubs; twigs glabrous. Leaves to 10 x 6.5 cm, broadly ovate, acuminate, truncate or cordate at base; nerves 3 or 4 pairs, nearly basal, glabrous; petiole 1.5 cm long. Flowers many, in terminal or axillary cymes; bracts 6 mm long, subulate; calyx tube 3 mm long, lobes 13 mm long, narrow, glabrous; corolla tube 12 mm long, lobes 5, 8 x 3 mm, oblong, acute, glabrous, white. Berry 12 x 8 mm, oblong, obtuse, glabrous.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Wayanad, Palakkad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1400-1600
  Localities: Deviar, Ambari, Kamamudi, Tirunalli, Nedumpoyil, Taliparamba, Ponmudi, Chemungi, Pongalapara, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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