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Useful Tropical Plants

Jasminum elongatum

(P.J.Bergius) Willd.

Oleaceae

+ Synonyms

Jasminum acuminatissimum Blume

Jasminum aemulum R.Br.

Jasminum affine Blume

Jasminum amplexicaule Buch.-Ham. ex G.Don

Jasminum arenarium Ridl.

Jasminum aristatum Wall.

Jasminum aristatum Zipp. ex Span.

Jasminum bifarium Wall. ex G.Don

Jasminum bracteatum Roxb.

Jasminum coarctatum caudatifolium P.Y.Pai

Jasminum cordifolium andamanicum S.K.Srivast. & S.L.Kapoor

Jasminum distichum Blume

Jasminum ensatum Blume

Jasminum esquirolii H.Lév.

Jasminum evansii Ridl.

Jasminum forstenii Blume

Jasminum fraternum Miq.

Jasminum fulvum Blume

Jasminum gibbsiae Ridl.

Jasminum glabriusculum Blume

Jasminum glabrum Willd. ex Link

Jasminum heteropleurum Blume

Jasminum horsfieldii Miq.

Jasminum lancifolium Decne.

Jasminum lessertianum A.DC.

Jasminum ligustrinum Blume

Jasminum ligustroides L.C.Chia

Jasminum mixtinervium Blume

Jasminum multiflorum acuminatissimum (Blume) Bakh.f.

Jasminum multiflorum glabriusculum (Blume) Bakh.f.

Jasminum multiflorum subelongatum (Blume) Bakh.f.

Jasminum nummularoides Blume

Jasminum pedale Blume

Jasminum pendulum Blume

Jasminum pubescens bracteatum (Roxb.) C.B.Clarke

Jasminum quinquenervium Blume

Jasminum scandens Griff.

Jasminum subelongatum Blume

Jasminum subpubescens Blume

Jasminum tonkinense Gagnep.

Jasminum triandrum C.E.C.Fisch.

Jasminum undulatum Ker Gawl.

Jasminum vulcanicum Blume

Mogorium elongatum (P.J.Bergius) Lam.

Nyctanthes elongata P.J.Bergius

Common Name:

Jasminum elongatum
Close-up of the flowers
Photograph by: Gray B.; Australian National Botanic Gardens
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General Information

Jasminum elongatum is a shrub with slender stems up to 2 metres long and 4cm in diameter.The stems can be erect or can climb into the surrounding vegetation[
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Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants
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An online resource giving botanical information, and a little bit about plant usage, for over 2,700 species of plants found in the Australian rainforest.
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The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine. This species has potential in horticulture because of its somewhat shrubby habit, grey-green foliage and large white perfumed flowers[
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Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants
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An online resource giving botanical information, and a little bit about plant usage, for over 2,700 species of plants found in the Australian rainforest.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

E. Asia - southern China, Nepal, NE India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines to New Guinea, Australia

Habitat

Very common in open or disturbed primary and secondary forest and forest fringes; at elevations from sea-level up to about 1,500 metres, occasionally to 3,000 metres[
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Properties

Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitClimber
Height3.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


Members of this genus generally succeed in full sun or partial shade, preferring a fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil[
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Title
Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants - Identification and Cultivation of over 3,000 Tropical Plants
Publication
 
Author
Ahmed Fayaz
Publisher
Firefly Books Ltd.; New Zealand
Year
2011
ISBN
978-1-55407-489
Description
A good photograph and terse but detailed information for over 3,000 species of tropical plants. An excellent reference.
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Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The root is febrifuge. A decoction is administered after childbirth, whilst an infusion is used in the treatment of yaws[
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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A decoction of the root is used externally for treating scurvy, and as a gargle for soothing inflamed gums[
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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The leaves are used in a mixture to reduce fevers[
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Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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http://proseanet.org/
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
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http://proseanet.org/
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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A poultice of leaves is applied to relieve headache and vertigo, and ague in children[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
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ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cuttings
Air layering

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