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Trachelospermum asiaticum (Asiatic jasmine)

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Apocyneae
Genus: Trachelospermum
Species: T. asiaticum
Binomial name: Trachelospermum asiaticum
Common names: Asiatic jasmine, Windmill flower

Trachelospermum asiaticum is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to Korea and Japan. It can grow >6 m tall. It is a dense, evergreen climber with glossy, leathery leaves and strongly scented cream-coloured flowers in summer. It is often grown as a ground cover. It survives cooler weather better than many other jasmines.

 






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