Jasminum grandiflorum L.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (OLIVE or JASMINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oleaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Jasminum officinale L. var. grandiflorum (L.) Bailey
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Jasminum grandiflorum L.
  • Common name : Spanish Jasmine, Common Jasmine, Catalonian Jasmine
  • Vernacular name : Chameli, Jaathi (Hindi); Mallige, Jaaji mallige (Kannada); Manmadhabaanam (Tamil); Jaaji, Malati (Telugu); Jaathi, Maalathi (Sanskrit); Malathipushpam, Pichakam, Pichakamulla (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Often cultivated in gardens for its fragrant flowers.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • World Distribution : India, Subtropical North-West Himalaya
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; L.H. Bailey 1949. Manual of cultivated plants (ed. 2) pp. 798.
  • 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 grandiflorum. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

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