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Jasminum officinale (poet's jasmine)

Wikipedia Abstract

Jasminum officinale, commonly known as the common jasmine, is a species of jasmine, in the family Oleaceae, famous for its scent. It is also known as poet's jasmine or jessamine. "[ Not to be confused with the yellow-flowered vine, Jessamine/Carolina Jasmine::Gelsemium sempervirens, which can cause death if eaten ]"
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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]
Ganisa postica[6]
Parlatoria oleae (olive parlatoria scale)[5]
Pseudococcus concavocerarii[5]


Caribbean; North America;



Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 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 6HOSTS - 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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