20 Aug 2016

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Arabian Jasmine

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Oleaceae (The Jasmine family)
Botanical name: Jasminum sambac
Common Name: Arabian Jasmine
Malayalam Name: Mulla
Habit: Perennial Shrub

No doubt; Jasmines are the most fragrant flowers in the world! 

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The above pictures were taken with Nikon Coolpix. Please click on each picture to get the full view.
Location: My garden at Kottayam, Kerala

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