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  Jasminum flexile var. flexile
 
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  Family: OLEACEAE
  Citation:  Jasminum flexile Vahl, Symb. Bot. 3: 1. 1794 & Enum. Pl. 1: 31. 1804, var. flexile; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 601. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 791(555). 1923; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 24,31. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 273. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 198. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 238. 1998; P. S. Green, Kew Bull. 58: 280. 2003; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 510. 2009. Jasminum azoricum sensu Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 248. 1984, non Burm. f., 1768; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 170. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 270. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 274. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 284. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 213. 1995; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 402. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 185. 1999; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 98. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 184. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 428. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 303. 2005. Jasminum flexile Vahl var. travancorense Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 791(556). 1921. Jasminum azoricum L. var. travancorense (Gamble) M. Mohanan, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 6: 480. 1985; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 275. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 284. 1994; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 429. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): River Jasmine, Scrambling Vine
  Description: Climbing shrubs; stem glabrous. Leaves tri foliate, leaflets subequal, to 10 x 5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, apex acuminate, base rounded, glabrous, acumen curved; lateral nerves 7 pairs; petiolules unequal, middle petiolulate to 2.5 cm long, laterals smaller. Cymes to 15 cm long, terminal, corymbose, peduncled; bracts and bracteoles minute, subulate. Flowers many; pedicels 1.5 cm long. Calyx 3 mm long, truncate, glabrous. Corolla white with pink tinge, tube 3 cm long, lobes, 5 or 6, 13 x 6 mm, oblong, obtuse. Berry 10 x 5 mm, oblique-obovoid, black, glabrous.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Kottayam, Kozhikkode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen, semi-evergreen and shola forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  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:
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Peechi, Sholayar, Kallar, Chengamperu, Vellimala, Lakshmipara, Karimala, Kariamchola, Valiyaparathode, Moozhiar, Arampa, Brahmagiri, Dhoni R. F., Marapalam area, Mukkali forests, Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Silent Valley R. F., Boneccord, Vaniampuzha, Tha
   
 
   
 
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