Share web
 
 
 
Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
KERALA PLANTS - DVD
5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 20,000 more plant images; 6,800 local/trade/common names and more...>>>
   
 
  Jasminum flexile var. ovatum
 
More images:..>> 21,000 images, 5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 6,800 local/trade/common names
  Family: OLEACEAE
  Citation:  Jasminum flexile Vahl var. ovatum Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 601. 1882; Sabeena et al., J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 30: 882. 2006.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Climbing shrubs, stem terete, glabrous. Leaves trifoliate or very rarely unifoliolate by the reduction of two laterals, opposite, subcoriaceous, glabrous; terminal leaflets elliptic or elliptic-obovate, 6.5-10 x 2-4 cm, base acute or attenuate, margins entire, apex acuminate or acuminate-caudate or plicate, venation reticulate; lateral nerves 6-9 pairs, prominently arched and looped near the margin, domatia present on the secondary axils; petiolules 1-2.5 cm long; lateral leaflets ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 4-8 x 1.3-2.5 cm, base acute or rounded, entire at margin, apex acuminate and apiculate; venation reticulate, prominently arched and looped near the margin, lateral nerves 5-10 pairs; petiolules up to 0.4 cm long, glabrous. Inflorescence axillary or terminal cymes, up to 6 cm long, 3 to 5-flowered; peduncles up to 2 cm long, glabrous, terete; bracts subulate, up to 0.4 cm long, pedicels up to 5 mm long. Flowers white, fragrant, up to 4 cm across. Calyx cup-shaped, up to 0.4 cm long, toothed, glabrous. Corolla 4 to 6-lobed; lobes 1.5-1.8 x 0.7-0.9 cm, elliptic-oblong, obtuse and apiculate at apex. Stamens 2; anthers 0.6 cm long, linear, apiculate at apex; filaments up to 1 mm long. Ovary ellipsoid, up to 1 mm long, glabrous; style slender, up to 2 cm long, glabrous; stigma club-shaped. Berries ellipsoid, up to 1.8 x 1.4 cm
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-March
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: India and Bangladesh
  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:
  Altitude:
  Localities:
   
 
   
 
Pookalam Designs
 
 
 
 
 
Website Hit Counters