Jasminum amplexicaule elegans (Hemsl.) Kobuski
Jasminum anastomosans Wall. ex DC.
Jasminum cinnamomifolium axillare Kobuski
Jasminum elegans (Hemsl.) Yamam.
Jasminum finlaysonianum Wall. ex G.Don
Jasminum hemsleyi Yamam.
Jasminum laurifolium villosum H.LÃ©v.
Jasminum lindleyanum Blume
Jasminum silhetense Blume
Jasminum smalianum Brandis
Jasminum stenopetalum Lindl.
Jasminum subtriplinerve Blume
Jasminum trinerve Roxb.
Jasminum trineuron Kobuski
Jasminum undulatum elegans Hemsl.
Photograph by: L?u Ly
Jasminum nervosum is a straggling shrub with slender stems that scramble over the ground and climb into the surrounding vegetation[
]. The stems are reported to be up to 20 metres long in Indo-China[
], though only 1 - 5 metres long in China[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of materials.
E. Asia - China, northeast India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam
Rather humid, forested areas[
]. Slopes, thickets, mixed forests; at elevations below 2,000 metres[
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Members of this genus generally succeed in full sun or partial shade, preferring a fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil[
An infusion of the leaves is administered to women after childbirth[
A decoction of the fresh leaves is used to wash wounds and against skin problems[
]. A poultice of the crushed leaves is used to treat ulcers and mastitis[
The dried young shoots are used in the treatment of lymphadenopathy, metritis, galactophoritis, leucorrhoea, rheumatism, ostalgia, impetigo, dysmenorrhoea and haematometra[
An extract of the pounded root is used to treat quotidian fever[
The plant has shown antibiotic activity against Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus hemolyticus[
The stem is used for wickerwork and binding[
]. It is used to make ropes and pot mats[
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