Definition of Genus Jasminum

1. Noun. Shrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasmine; jessamine.

Exact synonyms: Jasminum
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, Olive Family
Member holonyms: Jasmine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Jasminum

genus Ischigualastia
genus Isoetes
genus Isopyrum
genus Istiophorus
genus Isurus
genus Iva
genus Ixia
genus Ixobrychus
genus Ixodes
genus Jabiru
genus Jacksonia
genus Jacquinia
genus Jaculus
genus Jambos
genus Jamesonia
genus Jasminum (current term)
genus Jatropha
genus Javanthropus
genus Jordanella
genus Juglans
genus Junco
genus Juncus
genus Juniperus
genus Jynx
genus Kakatoe
genus Kalmia
genus Kalotermes
genus Katsuwonus
genus Kennedia
genus Kennedya

Literary usage of Genus Jasminum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Gardening (1890)
"The variety Grand Duke of Tuscany seems to belong, botanically, to this species of the genus jasminum, It is, however, not a climber, but of low, ..."

2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"genus Jasminum JASMINUM (a modification of Ys/uin, the Arabic name). An extensive genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs, usually of trailing habit. ..."

3. American Druggist (1887)
"... however, it gradually became evident that one or more plants having up to that time been included in the genus Jasminum should be separated from it. ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Olea is also a related genus. JASMINUM (Arabic name, from which have come Jessamine, Jasmin and Jasminum). ..."

5. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton (1849)
"Of the genus Jasminum upwards of eighty species have been discovered and described, but not more than one half have yet been introduced. ..."

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