1. Family: Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Jasminum L.
      1. Jasminum brachyscyphum Baker

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Small shrub, tree up to c. 6 m. or a liane climbing to 15 m. or more.
    Shoots
    Young shoots, petioles and inflorescences minutely puberulous, bark of older twigs yellowish– or greyish–brown, splitting longitudinally.
    Petiole
    Petioles 5–6 mm. long, articulated near the base or just below the middle.
    Leaf lamina
    Leaves glossy green, glabrous, often darkening on drying; lamina 1·8–6 x 1–1·4 cm., not more than twice as long as broad, broadly ovate to rounded–triangular, the apex rounded, acute or acuminate with minute thickened point, the base broadly obtuse or cordate.
    Leaf veins
    Venation inconspicuous on upper leaf surface, visible below; lateral nerves several, the basal ones diverging at a wide angle from the midrib and not running up to the apex.
    Domatia
    Acarodomatia absent.
    Flowers
    Flowers terminal on short branches, in (1) 3–11–flowered cymes, sweetly scented; pedicels 3–9 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx tube 2–3 mm. long, glabrous; lobes 5–8, 2–7 mm. long, subulate, glabrous or puberulous.
    Corolla
    Corolla white inside, reddish or purplish outside; tube 13–20 mm, long; lobes 7–10, 10–15 mm. long, oblong, the apex cuspidate or shortly acuminate.
    Stamens
    Stamens inserted towards top of corolla tube; filaments short; anthers 2–4 mm. long.
    Style
    Style either well exserted from tube or 1/4–1/3 as long, with bifid stigma.
    Fruits
    Fruit usually bilobed, lobes 7–12 mm. long (when dry), ellipsoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

    Jasminum brachyscyphum Baker appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Buchanan [224], Malawi K000233115 holotype
    Harris, T. [640], Mozambique K000614223

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 93 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    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/
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