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Gardenia jasminoides (Cape jasmine)

Synonyms: Gardenia angustifolia; Gardenia angustifolia var. kosyunensis; Gardenia augusta; Gardenia augusta f. shanpinensis; Gardenia augusta var. grandiflora; Gardenia augusta var. kosyunensis; Gardenia augusta var. longisepala; Gardenia augusta var. ovalifolia; Gardenia florida; Gardenia florida f. oblanceolata; Gardenia florida f. simpliciflora; Gardenia florida f. thunbergii; Gardenia florida var. fortuneana; Gardenia florida var. grandiflora; Gardenia florida var. maruba; Gardenia florida var. ovalifolia; Gardenia florida var. plena; Gardenia florida var. radicans; Gardenia florida variegata; Gardenia jasminoides f. albomarginata; Gardenia jasminoides f. albovariegata; Gardenia jasminoides f. aureovariegata; Gardenia jasminoides f. grandiflora; Gardenia jasminoides f. kueishanensis; Gardenia jasminoides f. longicarpa; Gardenia jasminoides f. maruba; Gardenia jasminoides f. oblanceolata; Gardenia jasminoides f. ovalifolia; Gardenia jasminoides f. simpliciflora; Gardenia jasminoides f. variegata; Gardenia jasminoides var. fortuneana; Gardenia jasminoides var. grandiflora; Gardenia jasminoides var. longisepala; Gardenia jasminoides var. maruba; Gardenia jasminoides var. ovalifolia; Gardenia jasminoides var. plena; Gardenia jasminoides var. radicans; Gardenia jasminoides var. variegata; Gardenia longisepala; Gardenia maruba; Gardenia pictorum; Gardenia radicans; Gardenia radicans var. simpliciflora; Gardenia radicans variegata; Gardenia schlechteri; Genipa florida; Genipa grandiflora; Genipa radicans; Jasminum capense; Varneria augusta; Warneria augusta

Wikipedia Abstract

Gardenia jasminoides, (gardenia, cape jasmine, cape jessamine, danh-danh, or jasmin) is an evergreen flowering plant of the family Rubiaceae. It originated in Asia and is most commonly found growing wild in Vietnam, Southern China, Taiwan, Japan, Myanmar and India. With its shiny green leaves and heavily fragrant white summer flowers, it is widely used in gardens in warm temperate and subtropical climates, and as a houseplant in temperate regions.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Shrub


Acutaspis albopicta (albopicta scale)[4]
Agathia lycaenaria[5]
Archips dispilana[5]
Artipe eryx[5]
Asterococcus schimae[4]
Cephonodes armatus[5]
Cerococcus deklei (grenade scale)[4]
Cerococcus ficoides[4]
Ceroplastes ceriferus (Indian wax scale)[4]
Ceroplastes cirripediformis (barnacle scale)[4]
Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus (Indian wax scale)[4]
Ceroplastes rubens (pink wax scale)[4]
Ceroplastes sinensis (hard wax scale)[4]
Coccus longulus (long brown scale)[4]
Coccus viridis (green coffee scale)[4]
Daphnis nerii (Oleander Hawk-moth)[5]
Drosicha maskelli[4]
Duplaspidiotus claviger (camellia mining scale)[4]
Dysmicoccus brevipes (pineapple mealybug)[4]
Dysmicoccus umbambae <Unverified Name>[4]
Eucalymnatus tessellatus (tessellated scale)[4]
Ferrisia virgata (grey mealybug)[4]
Frankliniella invasor[6]
Gathynia lignata[5]
Howardia biclavis (mining scale)[4]
Kilifia acuminata (acuminate scale)[4]
Milviscutulus mangiferae (mango shield scale)[4]
Parabemisia myricae (bayberry whitefly)[7]
Parlatoria proteus (common parlatoria scale)[4]
Phenacoccus madeirensis (Mexican mealybug)[4]
Phenacoccus solenopsis (solenopsis mealybug)[4]
Pithecops corvus[8]
Planococcus kraunhiae (Japanese mealybug)[4]
Planococcus lilacinus (citrus mealybug)[4]
Planococcus minor (Pacific mealybug)[4]
Protopulvinaria longivalvata[4]
Protopulvinaria pyriformis (pyriform scale)[4]
Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli (false oleander scale)[4]
Pseudococcus comstocki (Comstock mealybug)[4]
Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (banana mealybug)[4]
Pulvinaria ficus[4]
Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale)[4]
Rastrococcus iceryoides[4]
Rhizoecus simplex[4]
Saissetia coffeae (brown scale)[4]
Saissetia miranda (mexican black scale)[4]
Somatina anthophilata[5]
Systoloneura geometropis[5]


Indo-China to S. Japan;



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
4Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
5HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
6Species of Frankliniella Trybom (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from the Asian-Pacific Area, Chin-Ling Wang, Feng-Chyi Lin, Yi-Chung Chiu, and Hsien-Tzung Shih, Zoological Studies 49(6): 824-838 (2010)
7Parabemisia myricae (Kuwana) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae: Aleyrodinae), Avas B. Hamon, Ru Nguyen, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, and Harold Browning, University of Florida, June 2000. Latest revision: August 2014
8Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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