Queensland Native Seeds

Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense

Scientific NameJasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense
CategoriesVine
Common Name(s)Stiff Jasmine
FamilyOleaceae

Description

"Scrambling shrub to 2 m high or climber with stems to 10 m long, stems glabrous or minutely pubescent." (PlantNet)

Notes

Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense is found on the margins of rainforest and within dry rainforests where its adaptation to low water availability is well demonstrated. Fruit may form even in relatively dry years and can be harvested and dried for direct seeding programs.

Historical Notes

Distribution

Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense occurs from Sydney in New South Wales almost to the tip of Cape York in Queensland. Well represented along the coast and adjacent inland with a most western occurrence at Caldervale just east of Tambo in Queensland.

References and Related Links

PlantNET (The NSW Plant Information Network System). Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, Sydney. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au [Accessed: June 29, 2021]

https://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Jasminum~volubile