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Jasminum leptophyllum

On one of Kew's collecting trips to Pakistan, 100 plants of the rare Jasminum leptophyllum were discovered. No other populations are known to local expedition members.
 Jasminum leptophyllum flowers

Jasminum leptophyllum

Species information

Scientific name: 

Jasminum leptophyllum Rafiq

Conservation status: 

Not evaluated according to IUCN Red List criteria.

Habitat: 

In dry crevices in metamorphic rock.

Key Uses: 

Ornamental.

Known hazards: 

None known.

Taxonomy

Subclass: 
Superorder: 
Asteranae
Order: 
Lamiales
Family: 
Oleaceae
Genus: Jasminum

About this species

This rare and elegant jasmine was discovered recently in Pakistan. It makes a free-standing shrub that bears lovely yellow, scented flowers from mid-late summer.

Genus: 
Jasminum

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