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Jasminum azoricum (Lemon-scented jasmine)

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Jasminum
Species: J. azoricum
Binomial name: Jasminum azoricum
Common names: Lemon-scented jasmine, Azorean jasmine, White Azorean jasmine

Jasminum azoricum is an evergreen twining or scrambling vine native to the Portuguese island Madeira where it is critically endangered. 
It will grow up trees and support structures. It has compound, dark green leaves composed of three wavy-edged, ovate, bright green leaflets. 
It has fragrant white star-shaped flowers (2.5cm across) which appear in terminal panicles from the leaf axils in summer, evolving from deep pink buds.







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