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  Jasminum cuspidatum
 
  Family: OLEACEAE
  Citation:  Jasminum cuspidatum Rottl., Ges. Naturf. Fr. Ber. n. s. 4: 192. 1803; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 236. 1989; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 238. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 185. 1999; P. S. Green, Kew Bull. 58: 292. 2003; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 509. 2009. Jasminum rigidum Zenk. Pl. Ind. 5. t. 6. 1835; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 598. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 790(555). 1923.
  Malayalam Name(s): Urumikol
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Erect shrubs; stem subscandent, glabrous. Leaves 4-6 x 2-3 cm, lanceolate, rounded at the acute apex, round at base; nerves from the base and from midrib, distinct below; petiole 2-3 mm long. Cymes terminal or axillary, lax; peduncle 5-10 cm long, glabrous; bracts 1-2 mm long, subulate. Flowers 3-5 together; pedicel 5 mm long, stout; calyx tube 2 mm long, campanulate, glabrous, lobes 6 mm long, narrow; corolla tube 2-2.5 cm long, lobes 1.5-1.7 cm long, oblong, acute. Berry 8 x 7 mm, ovoid, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and shola forests
  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:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Olikkudy, Deviar
   
 
   
 
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