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Jasminum officinale (poet's jasmine)

Synonyms: Jasminum affine; Jasminum officinale f. affine; Jasminum officinale f. aureovariegatum; Jasminum officinale var. acutum; Jasminum officinale var. affine; Jasminum officinale var. argenteovariegatum; Jasminum officinale var. aureovariegatum; Jasminum officinale var. aureum; Jasminum officinale var. bosphoricum; Jasminum officinale var. piliferum; Jasminum officinale var. pumilum; Jasminum officinale var. tenuifolium; Jasminum officinale var. tibeticum; Jasminum viminale; Jasminum vulgatius

Wikipedia Abstract

Jasminum officinale, known as the common jasmine or simply jasmine, is a species of flowering plant in the olive family Oleaceae, native to the Caucasus, northern Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Himalayas, Tajikistan, India, Nepal and western China (Guizhou, Sichuan, Xizang (Tibet), Yunnan).
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Height [2]  33 feet (10 m)
Width [2]  33 feet (10 m)
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-High
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Leaf Type [2]  Deciduous
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Insects, Lepidoptera
Scent [2]  The flowers are very fragrant with a delicious aroma.
Structure [2]  Vine
Usage [2]  An essential oil from the flowers is used in perfumery; The flowers are picked soon after opening each morning and used fresh for oil extraction;
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Emblem of



Acherontia atropos (Death's-head hawk moth)[4]
Aspidiotus destructor (coconut scale)[5]
Caloptilia syringella <Unverified Name>[4]
Cytospora jasmini[6]
Ganisa postica[7]
Parlatoria oleae (olive parlatoria scale)[5]
Pseudococcus concavocerarii[5]


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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
6Jorrit 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.
7HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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