1. Family: Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Jasminum L.
      1. Jasminum punctulatum Chiov.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia to Kenya.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    A climbing shrub, 9 dm. tall; younger branches densely white pilose, later becoming glabrous, the pith chambered.
    Leaves
    Leaves spirally arranged, simple; blades elliptic or rounded, obtuse or rounded or slightly emarginate at the apex, broadly cuneate at the base, 3–10 mm. long, 3–6.5 mm. broad, densely and shortly pubescent on both surfaces but the midrib and veins not conspicuous; petiole 0.5–1 mm. long, densely white pilose, not conspicuously articulated.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, terminal to short branches; pedicels 1.5–3 mm. long, glabrous or slightly pilose near the base.
    Calyx
    Calyx glabrous except for pilosulose lobes which are linear-subulate, 2–2.5 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Corolla white, scented, with tube 2.6 cm. long.
    Habitat
    In bushland
    Distribution
    K7 endemic in Kenya

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Somalia

    Jasminum punctulatum Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 18, 1989 Graham, R.M. [1658], Kenya K000233137 holotype

    First published in Fl. Somala 2: 279 (1932)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0