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

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

Family: Oleaceae Genus: Jasminum Species: Jasminum sambac (L.) Aiton






Synonym Jasminum fragrans, Jasminum odoratum Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Mogra Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Arabian jasmine, Tuscan jasmine, Sambac jasmine Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Jatipusa Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 800-1200 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Shrub Fruit Details The fruit is a purple to black berry 1 cm in diameter
Habitat Occurs in gardens and also cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Eastern Himalayas in Bhutan and Eastern South Asia Bark Details Smooth, whitish trunk that may grow
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is an evergreen vine or shrub reaching up to 0.5 to 3 m (1.6 to 9.8 ft) tall Leaf Details The leaves are ovate, 4 to 12.5 cm long and 2 to 7.5 cm wide

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details