Gardenia jasminoides J.Ellis

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Gardenia augusta (L.) Merr
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gardenia jasminoides J.Ellis
  • Common name : Cape Jasmine, Bush Gardenia, Bunga Cine
  • Vernacular name : Sugandha bala (Oria); Sugandha phala (Hindi); gandharaja (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown as garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : An evergreen shrub, flowers showy and white in colour
  • Flower, Fruit : August-May
  • Native : East Asia
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Gardenia jasminoides. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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