1. Family: Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Jasminum L.
      1. Jasminum bakeri Scott Elliot

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Oleaceae, P. S. Green. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A climber
    Flowers
    Flowers white, fragrant.
    [FZ]

    Oleaceae, F. K. Kupicha. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

    Habit
    Climber with long flexuous twining stems; nodes of main branches well spaced.
    Shoots
    Young shoots and petioles smooth and glabrous; bark of older branches becoming corky.
    Leaves
    Leaves trifoliolate, glossy above, glabrous except for acarodomatia.
    Petiole
    Petiole 0–3–5 cm. long; petiolules of lateral leaflets 0·2–2·5 cm. long.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets ovate, narrowly ovate, obovate or elliptic, the apex acute to acuminate, often minutely apiculate, the base obtuse or acute; terminal leaflet 3·5–10 x 1·5–7 cm., lateral leaflets 2·3–8·5 x 1–6 cm.
    Domatia
    Acarodomatia present, usually occurring in axils of lateral nerves almost up to leaflet apex.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a neat many–flowered flat–topped or rounded corymb, terminal on side branches; peduncle and other axes densely whitish pubescent; flowers scented.
    Calyx
    Calyx puberulous, tube c. 2 mm. long, with 5 (6) shallowly triangular to shortly cuspidate–acuminate teeth up to 0·75 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Corolla white inside, greenish–white outside; tube 8·5–12 mm. long; lobes 5, 3–5 x 2–4 mm., broadly elliptic with rounded or cuspidate apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens inserted ± at the middle of the corolla tube; filaments up to 1 mm. long, anthers 3–4 mm. long.
    Style
    Style either reaching to mouth of corolla tube or half as long.
    Fruits
    Fruit 1–2–lobed, lobes c. 1 cm. long when dry, elliptic.
    [FTEA]

    Oleaceae, W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

    Habit
    A climbing or sub-erect shrub with the vegetative branches glabrous or nearly so.
    Leaves
    Leaves trifoliolate, opposite; leaflet blades ovate-lanceolate to elliptic, usually cuspidately acuminate, terminal 8–10 cm. long 4–5 cm., broad, lateral 4.5–7.5 cm. long, 2.5–3.5 cm. broad, midrib impressed on upper surface and with the lateral veins prominent on lower surface; petiolule to terminal leaflet 2.5–3 cm. long, to lateral leaflets 0.4–0.6 cm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Infloresences terminal and lateral, the branches densely and very shortly puberulous, the final cymes with at least up to 55 flowers.
    Calyx
    Calyx (at anthesis) 1.5–2 mm. long, densely and shortly puberulous, with 5 short deltoid teeth or merely undulate.
    Corolla
    Corollas white; tube 0.7–1.2 cm. long.
    Habitat
    Rain and swamp forest margins.
    Distribution
    U4 endemic in Mengo District, Uganda.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

    Jasminum bakeri Scott Elliot appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [7848], Cameroon K000198494
    Cheek, M. [7666], Cameroon K000198495
    Barbosa, G. [11825], Angola K001008294

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 86 (1894)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Chev. Bot. 398.
    • F.T.A. 4, 1: 12
    • in J. Linn. Soc. 30: 86 (1894)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0