1. Family: Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Jasminum L.
      1. Jasminum multipartitum Hochst.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Shrub up to 3 m. high, the branches sometimes spreading or sarmentose.
    Shoots
    Young shoots minutely puberulous, bark of older twigs pale fawn, splitting longitudinally.
    Petiole
    Petioles up to 7 mm. long, the articulation variously situated, from near the lamina to near the stem.
    Leaf lamina
    Leaf lamina up to 3 (4·5) x 1·4 (2) cm., but usually much smaller, lanceolate, oblong–elliptic or narrowly ovate, the apex acute to obtuse with minute thickened tip, the base cuneate or tapered; both surfaces glabrous; venation inconspicuous above, midrib more prominent below, lateral nerves few, the basal pair often running almost to the leaf apex; margin of leaf narrowly thickened.
    Leaves
    Leaves often darkening on drying.
    Domatia
    Acarodomatia absent.
    Flowers
    Flowers terminal on short lateral branches, solitary or very rarely in 3–flowered cymes, very sweetly scented; pedicels 2–5 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx tube 2–3 mm. long, glabrous; lobes 7–12, 2·5–5 mm. long, subulate, hispidulous.
    Corolla
    Corolla white inside, reddish outside; tube 17–32 mm. long; lobes (6) 9–12, (12·5) 15–18 mm. long, oblong, the apex cuspidate, shortly acuminate or trifid.
    Stamens
    Stamens inserted near the top of corolla tube; filaments short; anthers 2·5–4 mm. long, reaching to within 2–4 mm. of base of corolla lobes.
    Style
    Style either well exserted from tube or c. 5 as long, with bifid stigma of variable form.
    Fruits
    Fruit usually 2–lobed, 7–12 mm. long when dry, each lobe ellipsoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

    Jasminum multipartitum Hochst. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1955 Burke [s.n.], South Africa K000233061
    Jan 1, 1955 Krauss [458], South Africa K000233062 Unknown type material
    Krauss [458], South Africa K000233063

    First published in Flora 27: 825 (1844)

    Accepted by

    • Green, P. & Miller, D. (2009). The genus Jasminum in cultivation: 1-150. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • 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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