Jasminum flexile

  
JAZ-mih-num -- Latinized form of Persian name ... Dave's Botanary
FLEKS-il-ee or FLEKS-il-ay -- flexible ... Dave's Botanary 
 
Andaman Is.; Assam; China South-Central; India; Myanmar; Sri Lanka; Thailand as per Catalogue of Life;

Indian Subcontinent to China (Yunnan) as per WCSP;


Climbing shrubs; stem glabrous. Leaflets subequal, 10 x 5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, base rounded, apex acuminate, glabrous, acumen curved, lateral nerves 7 pairs; petiolules unequal, middle petiolulate to 2.5 cm long, laterals smaller. Cymes to 15 cm long, terminal, corymbose, peduncled; bracts and bracteoles minute, subulate. Flowers many; pedicels 1.5 cm long; calyx 3 mm long, truncate, glabrous; corolla tube 3 cm long, lobes 13 x 6 mm, oblong, obtuse, white with pink tinge. Berry 10 x 5 mm, oblique-obovoid, black, glabrous.
Flowering and fruiting: October-March
Evergreen, semi-evergreen and shola forests, also in the plains
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)


 
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Date/Time- 9 Jan 2011 03:43 PM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Meenmutty falls, Waynaad, Kerala
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-, Wild, Western ghats,
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-Looks like a Shrub, Forest path
Height/Length-approx - 6-8feet
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape - Acuminate, Elliptical, Margin -smooth, 10cms
Inflorescence Type/ Size-
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts - 5cms, White, Petals -5, 5cms, Pedicel - Light green to light pink
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- No fruits
Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- Buds - Pinkish to Red

Yes, most probably Jasminum flexile Vahl. of Oleaceae family.
J. flexile is a large climber sometime reaches the canopy of huge trees.

Agree with ..., Jasminum flexile, most probably J. flexile var ovata?
Jasminum flexile var. ovatum (I hope you meant ovatum not ovata) is become synonym of J. flexile Vahl, according to "the plant list" http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-351955
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ANJAN45/45 Jasminum sp. for identification : 10 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (8) 
Family: Oleaceae
Date: 11th January 2014
Place: Paripathodu, Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala
Habit: Climber
It could be Jasminum coarctatum
Could be Jasminum malabaricum
If it has fragrance it is Juhi.
Thank you ....
As with any Jasminum sp. the first thing I did was to check the smell. Forgot to include this detail in the initial post. There was NO fragrance.
Jasminum species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available) 
The images are of Jasminum flexile var. flexile.
This is Jaminum flexile var. travancorense, not J.flexile var. flexile as suggested by ...
See the attached paper for further reading: Attachments (1)


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Names of Plants in India :: Jasminum flexile Vahl : 3 posts by 2 authors. 1 image.
via Species‎ > ‎J‎ > Jasminum flexile Vahl ... family: Oleaceae
Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth
JAZ-mih-num -- Latinized form of Persian name ... Dave's Botanary
FLEKS-il-ee or FLEKS-il-ay -- flexible ... Dave's Botanary 
commonly known asriver jasminescrambling vine • Kannadaಬಾಣ ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ ಗಿಡ bana mallige gidaಕಾಡು ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ kaadu malligeನಿತ್ಯ ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ nithya mallige • Malayalam:കാട്ടുമുല്ല kattumulla • Sanskritतरुणि taruniवनमल्लिका vanamallika • Tuluಕಟ್ಟು ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ kattu mallige 
botanical namesJasminum flexile Vahl ... synonymsJasminum azoricum var. travancorense (Gamble) M.Mohanan • Jasminum burmannianum Blume • Jasminum flexile var.travancorense Gamble ... more at The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1. 
December 16, 2012 ... Mavingundi, Shivamogga 
Update:
 • Tamilஇராமபாணம் முல்லை ramabanam mullai
Thanks to ... for getting to this name in another post.

Names of Plants in India :: Tamil name of Jasminum flexile : 6 posts by 2 authors.
Please help me with the name irampanam mullai in Tamil script ... ref: ENVIS-FRLHT
I think "irampanam" is not a Tamil word (or at least I don't know!). Google search shows that it is a name of a place in Kerala. So it could be a Malayalam name.
Mullai (the name usually applied to Jasminum auriculatum) is written as முல்லை
OK, thanks very much, ...
I found an entry of ramabanam mullai in The Useful Plants of India published by NISCAIR. Does it help to arrive to any valid spelling ?
Yes, ...!
Ramabanam mullai may be written as இராமபாணம் முல்லை.
Although 'இ' is prefixed in the Tamil version of 'Ramabanam', it is not usually transcribed as 'I-ramabanam'.
The name 'irampanam', which you mentioned in your first email had 'p'-anam instead of 'b'-anam changing the meaning from arrow ('banam', பாணம்) to drink ('panam' பானம்).
Thank you very much ...! Great help !!
Will put this name இராமபாணம் முல்லை ramabanam mullai in the database,
   

 
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