Jasminum stenolobum Rolfe

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Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Between Bunga Camp, Gorongosa National Park and EN1

Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Between Bunga Camp, Gorongosa National Park and EN1

Jasminum stenolobum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Between Bunga Camp, Gorongosa National Park and EN1

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Synonyms: Jasminum oleicarpum Baker
Jasminum rotundatum Knobl.
Jasminum tomentosum Knobl.
Common names:
Status: Native
Suffrutex or low-growing, spreading shrub, leas than 1.5 m high. Leaves opposite, simple, variable in shape from elliptic-oblong and narrowly lanceolate to ovate or almost round, 1-6 cm long, hairy on both surfaces, no hairy pockets in the vein axils; margin entire. Flowers terminal on short lateral branches, solitary or several together, sweetly scented. Corolla white; tube 16-33 mm long; lobes 9-13, oblong to narrowly elliptic, 12-22 mm long. Fruit with 1 or 2 ellipsoid lobes, 1-1.5 cm long, black when ripe.
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Habitat: On sandy soils in Brachystegia woodland often on termite mounds.
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS,M
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Content last updated: Friday 11 March 2016

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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 92.

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Schmidt, E., Lötter, M. & McCleland, W. (2002). Trees and shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park Jacana, Johannesburg, South Africa Pages 532 - 533. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 90.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 65.

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Flora of Botswana: Jasminum stenolobum
Flora of Malawi: Jasminum stenolobum
Flora of Zambia: Jasminum stenolobum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Jasminum stenolobum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Jasminum stenolobum
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JSTOR Plant Science: Jasminum stenolobum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Jasminum stenolobum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Jasminum stenolobum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Jasminum stenolobum
Tropicos: Jasminum stenolobum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Jasminum stenolobum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144240, retrieved 18 February 2018

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