Definition of Genus Jasminum
1. Noun. Shrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasmine; jessamine.
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
Literary usage of Genus Jasminum
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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. ..."