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Jasminum grandiflorum L.

Synonyms

Jasminum officinale

Common names

Spanish jasmine, Royal jasmine, Catalonian jasmine

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Jasminum grandiflorum, also known variously as the Spanish jasmine, Royal jasmine, Catalonian jasmine, among others (chambeli in Urdu) is a species of jasmine native to South Asia (Nepal, Kashmir, and northern Pakistan), the Arabian peninsula (Oman, Saudi Arabia), Northeast Africa (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan), the African Great Lakes (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda), and the Yunnan and Sichuan regions of China. The species is widely cultivated and is reportedly naturalized in République de Guinée, the Maldive Islands, Mauritius, Réunion, Java, the Cook Islands, Chiapas, Central America, and much of the West Indies.

LinkJasminum grandiflorum(?) on Ibn Nusaih Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 20, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of Mysore Mallige (Jasminum grandiflorum) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar

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