Haryana Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Haryana (India)
Designed & Developed by Bioinformatics Centre,Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Jasminum sambac (Linn.) Aiton

Family: Oleaceae Genus: Jasminum Species: Jasminum sambac (Linn.) Aiton( मोगरा, मोतिया )






Synonym Jasminum odoratum Noronha, Jasminum undulatum (Linn.) Willd., Jasminum blancoi Hassk. Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Mogra, Motia, Bela Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Arabian Jasmine, Tuscan Jasmine, Sambac Jasmine Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Mogra, Motia Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up To 800-1200 M Fruit Type Berry
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit a berry purple-black, globose.
Habitat Commonly cultivated in gardens Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Eastern Himalayas In Bhutan And Neighboring India Bark Details Smooth, Whitish Trunk That May Grow
Distribution in Haryana Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, M. Garh, Mewat, Morni-Pinjore, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat, Yamuna Nagar Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Shrubs erect or scandent, upto 3 m. Leaves opposite, simple.petiole articulate, pubescent. Leaf blade orbicular to elliptic or obovate. Flower in terminal cymes, very fragrant; bracts subulate; Calyx glabrous or sparsely pubescent, lobes 8-9, linear; Corolla white, tube lobes oblong to suborbicular. Fruit a berry purple-black, globose. Leaf Details Leaves opposite, simple.petiole articulate, pubescent. leaf blade orbicular to elliptic or obovate

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