Jasminum didymum

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Jasminum didymum
Jasminum didymum subsp racemosum, Queensland.jpg
Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Jasminum
Species: J. didymum
Binomial name
Jasminum didymum

Jasminum didymum is a species of scrambling vine or low shrub. It is native to insular Southeast Asia from Java to the Philippines, as well as Australia (Northern Territory, Norfolk Island, and all states except Tasmania), as well as some islands in the Pacific (New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Niue, New Caledonia and the Society Islands).[1] Jasminum didymum occurs naturally in habitats from rainforests to arid and semi-arid shrublands.[2]


Jasminum didymum is highly variable in leaf shape and habit and is subdivided into 3 subspecies based on these characteristics:[1]

  • Jasminum didymum subsp. didymum - wide natural distribution
  • Jasminum didymum subsp. lineare (R.Br.) P.S.Green[3] - Mainland Australia
  • Jasminum didymum subsp. racemosum (F.Muell.) P.S.Green[3] - Queensland only



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