1. Family: Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Jasminum L.
      1. Jasminum schimperi Vatke

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Congo to Ethiopia and Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Climbing shrub or scrambler, the youngest branches densely pubescent, later glabrescent and finally glabrous.
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, opposite or (rarely) subopposite; blades ovate or oblong-ovate, gradually narrowed to an acute and sometimes shortly apiculate apex, very variable in size but the well-formed ones 2.5–8 cm. long, 1–4.9 cm. broad, more or less densely and softly pubescent on both surfaces particularly the lower, midrib and main veins more or less flat or very slightly impressed on upper and subprominent on lower surface; petiole 2–5 mm. long, densely and softly pubescent; not obviously articulated.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences terminal and lateral, with the branches and pedicels densely pubescent, 1–18-flowered; pedicels 1–2 mm. long at anthesis lengthening up to 7 mm. long in fruit.
    Calyx
    Calyx generally strongly pubescent; lobes linear-lanceolate, 2–5 mm. long, often curving outwards.
    Corolla
    Corolla white, tube sometimes red, sweetly scented; tube 1.3–1.7 cm. long.
    Habitat
    Rain forest, wooded grassland, and bushland; 400-1710 m.
    Distribution
    K4 K7 T1 T3 T4 U2 U3 U4

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Jasminum schimperi Vatke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Schimper [1112], Ethiopia K000233147
    Dec 24, 1951 Baphane, A.G. [284], Uganda Jasminum eminii K000233128

    First published in Linnaea 40: 210 (1876)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
    • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.

    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