Jasmin

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Jasminum grandiflorum

La reine du parfum

Synonymes :
Jasmin royal
Jasmine (Wikipedia)

Jasmine
Common Jasmine.jpg
Jasminum officinale, common jasmine
Scientific classification e
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Lamiales
Family:Oleaceae
Tribe:Jasmineae
Genus:Jasminum
L.
Type species
Jasminum officinale
L.
Species

More than 200, see List of Jasminum species

Synonyms
  • Jacksonia hort. ex Schltdl
  • Jasminium Dumort.
  • Menodora Humb. & Bonpl.
  • Mogorium Juss.
  • Noldeanthus Knobl.
Common jasmine

Jasmine (taxonomic name Jasminum /ˈjæsmɪnəm/ YASS-min-əm) is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family (Oleaceae). It contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Eurasia and Oceania. Jasmines are widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers. A number of unrelated plants contain the word "jasmine" in their common names (see Other plants called "jasmine").

Jasmine (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • jassamine
  • jessamine

Etymology

French jasmin, from Arabic يَاسَمِين(yāsamīn), from Persian یاسمین(yâsamin), یاسمن(yâsaman), from Middle Persian yʾsmn' (yāsaman).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdʒæzmɪn/

Noun

jasmine (countable and uncountable

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