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JASMIN (Jasminum didymum)
Biodiversity > Plants > Climbers


Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense       Jasmine    Family OLEACEAE


A climber with dense foliage, climbing up into bushes and trees. Common on the lowlands and ridges to 300metres, e.g. Malabar, Transit Hill. Easily recognised when in flower by the white star shaped flowers with strong perfume. It is distinguished from Jasminum simplicifolium by the trifoliate leaves. The species is also found in northern Australia, papua New Guinea, Timor and south west Pacific islands. The genus of about 200 species is distributed in tropical Africa, Asia and Malesia, with 5 species in Australia.




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