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  Jasminum multiflorum
 
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  Family: OLEACEAE
  Citation:  Jasminum multiflorum (Burm. f.) Andr., Bot. Repos. 8,t.496. 1807; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 160. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 248. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 271. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 402. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 275. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 274. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 239. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 98. 2000; Seema & Narayanan, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 26: 129. 2002; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 184. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 430. 2002; P. S. Green, Kew Bull. 58: 288. 2003; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 414. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 510. 2009. Nyctanthes multiflora Burm. f., Fl. Ind. 5. t.3. f.1. 1768. Jasminum pubescens Willd., Sp. Pl. 1: 37. 1797; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 592. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 789(554). 1923. Jasminum bracteatum sensu Wight, Ic. t. 1248. 1848, non Roxb. 1820.
  Malayalam Name(s): Athimukthem, Kasthurimulla, Kattuchirakamulla, Kundam, Kudamulla, Kurukkuthimulla, Gujari
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Common jasmine, Downy jasmine
  Description: Climbing shrubs; young shoots brown tomentose. Leaves 4-6 x 2-3 cm, ovate to elliptic, base rounded or cordate, apex acute, softly pubescent on both sides; petiole to 1 cm, villous. Flowers in dense-flowered terminal, capitate cymes. Bracts leafy, 1-1.5cm long, linear. Calyx lobes 5, to 1cm long, linear, villous. Corolla white; tube c.1.5cm long; lobes 6-8, 0.6-1cm long, ovate-lanceolate, fragrant. Stamens included; anthers oblong. Style filiform; stigma 2-fid. Berry 1-1.3cm long, avoid, dark purple on ripening.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and China
  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: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Uppermanalar, Umikuppan, Pezha, Chandanathode, Mattanur, Karivara slopes, Elanginelvallikavu, Olichuchattam, Pongalapara, Athirumala, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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