Jasminanthes mucronata

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    Jasminanthes mucronata @ Makino botanical garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Jasminanthes mucronata
Formal Name
Jasminanthes mucronata
Alias
Jasminanthes mucronata
Habitat
Japan, China and Taiwan.
Morph
evergreen vine and small tree

Comment

What is Jasminanthes mucronata

Jasminanthes mucronata (scientific name: Jasminanthes mucronata) is an evergreen vine and small tree in the family Apocynaceae native to Japan, China and Taiwan. It is distributed in the seaside mountains from Chiba Prefecture to the west to Kyushu and Okinawa in Japan. It produces fragrant white flowers in summer with conglomerates growing from the leaf axils. The flowers are tubular with 5 deep lobes at the tip.

Jasminanthes mucronata (scientific name: Jasminanthes mucronata, synonym) : Stephanotis lutchuensis var. japonica, aka. Okinawa common crane (Okinawa tongue-cheek vine), place of origin: Japan, China, Taiwan, taxonomy: angiosperm True dicotyledonous gentian genus Oleaceae; vine length: 10 to 12 m; single leaf; petiole: leaf petiole Leaf shape: ovoid; leaf height: 6-12 cm; leaf width: 5-11 cm; leaf substance: cortex; leaf margin: full margin Flowering season: June to July; inflorescence: clustered inflorescence; flowering place: leaf axils; flower color: white; corolla: tubular Fruit shape: capped fruit, wind-blown flowers, 5 deep lobes at the tip, corolla diameter 4-6 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Jasminanthes
Species
J. mucronata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
BeachLow mountain
Color
White
Season
JunJul
Height
1000 ~ 1200 [cm]
Diameter
4 ~ 6

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