1. Family: Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Jasminum L.
      1. Jasminum tomentosum Knobl.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Climbing shrub, the young branches densely and shortly tomentose, more or less glabrescent later.
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, opposite or (rarely) subopposite; blades broadly ovate, obtuse to acute or shortly acuminate at apex, rounded, truncate, or very slightly cordate at base, variable in size, in young leaves about 2 cm. long and 1.6 cm. broad, in older leaves up to 7 cm. long and 4 cm. broad, the young leaves tomentose on both surfaces but the older ones much less so on the upper surface, midrib and main veins slightly impressed on upper and prominent on lower surface; petiole 2–8 mm. long, densely tomentose, articulated towards the base, though not conspicuously so.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences terminal to main and to short lateral branches, densely tomentose, 1–3-flowered; pedicels 2–4 mm. long at anthesis.
    Calyx
    Calyx densely tomentose; lobes slender subulate, 5–8 mm. long at anthesis.
    Corolla
    Corolla tube 1.4–2.3 cm. long.
    Habitat
    Coastal evergreen bushland; 0–600 m.
    Distribution
    Portuguese East Africa

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania

    Jasminum tomentosum Knobl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 17: 536 (1893)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 391 (1949).
    • Gilg & Schellenb. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 51: 101 (1913).
    • Baker in Flora of Tropical Africa 4: 5 (1902).
    • Knobl. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 17: 536 (1893).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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