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Trachelospermum jasminoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Trachelospermum

See text Image File history File links El Denis Conrado, en Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazilo. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Divisions Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Marchantiophyta - liverworts Anthocerotophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongues Seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering plants Adiantum pedatum (a fern... Classes Magnoliopsida - Dicots Liliopsida - Monocots The flowering plants (also angiosperms) are a major group of land plants. ... Orders see text Dicotyledons or dicots are flowering plants whose seed contains two embryonic leaves or cotyledons. ... Families Gentianaceae (gentian family) Apocynaceae (dogbane family) Gelsemiaceae Loganiaceae (logania family) Rubiaceae (coffee family) The Gentianales are an order of flowering plants, included within the asterid group of dicotyledons. ... Genera See text The Family Apocynaceae or dogbane family of flowering plants includes trees, shrubs, herbs, or lianas. ...

Trachelospermum is a genus of about 15 species of evergreen woody vines in the family Apocynaceae, native to southern and eastern Asia (14 species) and southeastern North America (one species, T. difforme). A Silver Fir shoot showing three successive years of retained leaves In botany, an evergreen plant is a plant which retains its leaves year-round, with each leaf persisting for more than 12 months. ... A woody plant is any vascular plant that has a perennial woody stem -- that is, one that supports continued vegetative growth above ground from year to year. ... The term vine was originally a term for the plant on which grapes grew, from the word for wine (Greek oinos), for which grapes were grown. ... Genera See text The Family Apocynaceae or dogbane family of flowering plants includes trees, shrubs, herbs, or lianas. ... World map showing Asia (geographically) Asia is the central and eastern part of Eurasia and worlds largest continent. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the...

They have long stems climbing to 12 m or more high in trees. The leaves are opposite, simple broad lanceolate to ovate, 2-8 cm long and 0.5-4 cm broad. The flowers are salverform (like those of Phlox), simple, 2.5-7 cm broad, with five white, pale yellow or purple petals joined together at the base to form a tube. The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth A tree can be defined as a large, perennial, woody plant. ... In botany, a leaf is an above-ground plant organ specialized for photosynthesis. ... Wildflowers A flower is the reproductive structure of those plants classified as angiosperms (flowering plants; Division Magnoliophyta). ... Also, Their is a guy using the nickname PhloX: irc. ...

Selected species
  • Trachelospermum asiaticum - Yellow Star-jasmine
  • Trachelospermum assamense
  • Trachelospermum axillare
  • Trachelospermum bodinieri
  • Trachelospermum brevistylum
  • Trachelospermum difforme - Climbing Dogbane
  • Trachelospermum dunnii
  • Trachelospermum jasminoides - Star-jasmine or Confederate-jasmine
  • Trachelospermum lanyuense
  • Trachelospermum lucidum
  • Trachelospermum mandienum
  • Trachelospermum nitidum


Trachelospermum jasminoides is a popular ornamental plant in warm temperate areas, grown for its strongly scented flowers. An ornamental is a plant variety that is grown for its beauty (in its end use), rather than commercial or other value. ...

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Trachelospermum jasminoides - Star Jasmine - Apocynaceae (288 words)
Trachelospermum jasminoides, or Star Jasmine, is native to China.
Propagation: Trachelospermum jasminoides are propagated from cuttings in spring.
Trachelospermum jasminoides was featured as Plant of the Week April 11-17, 2003.
Trachelospermum (705 words)
Alkaloids from Trachelospermum jasminoides, Atta-ur-Rahman et al., Planta Medica, 54(4):364, 1988.
The authors have found that Ibogaine is present, along with tabernaemontanine, vobasine and voacangine-7-hydroxyindolenine.
"From the leaves and stems of Trachelospermum jasminoides Lem (Apocynaceae) (1), four indole alkaloids, namely ibogaine, tabernaemontanine, vobasine, and voacangine-7-hydroxyindolenine, have been isolated.
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