Jasminum arborescens Roxb.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (OLIVE or JASMINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oleaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Jasminum arborescens Roxb.
  • Common name : Tree Jasmine
  • Vernacular name : Beyla, Chameli, Nava mallica, Saptala (Hindi); Vishamallige (Kannada); Tivva malli, Naga malli, Malletiga, Adavimalle (Telugu); Bonomali, Kalamukhi (Oria); Naagamallii (Sanskrit); Nagamallika (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen, semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Sometimes erect shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : February-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Common all forests
  • World Distribution : India, Tropical Himalayas, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Jasminum arborescens. Downloaded on 15 November 2019.

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