Definition of 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 Jasminum
Literary usage of 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. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1846)
"... flowers and neat foliage, together with a dwarf habit, will render this a plant of considerable importance. Feb. 28, 1846. 28. jasminum NUDIFLORUM. ..."