- Flower nameJasminanthes mucronata
- Scientific nameJasminanthes mucronata
- Alias舌切草, オキナワシタキヅル, 沖縄舌切蔓, Jasminanthes mucronata
- Place of originJapan, China and Taiwan.
- Place of floweringSeashore, Low mountains
- Flowering seasonJune, July
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.