Jasminum auriculatum

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Jasminum auriculatum
Jasminum auriculatum (Juhi) in Talakona forest, AP W IMG 8323.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Jasminum
Species: J. auriculatum
Binomial name
Jasminum auriculatum
Vahl
Rain drops on jasmine bud

Jasminum auriculatum is a species of jasmine, in the family Oleaceae. It is found in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and the Andaman Islands.[1][2] Due to essential oil contained in the flowers,it cultivated commercially in India and Thailand.[3]

Shot at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, India

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Jasminum auriculatum
  2. ^ Vahl, Martin. 1794. Symbolae Botanicae 3:1.
  3. ^ Plant Resources of Southeast Asia http://proseanet.org/