Vine stem bark and vine stem transverse section. Copyright CSIRO
Fruit. Copyright CSIRO
Leaves and Flowers. Copyright CSIRO
Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Jasminum kajewskii C.T.White
White, C.T. (1933) Contributions from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University 4: 90. Type: Lake Barrine, Atherton Tableland, alt. 800 m., common in rain-forest, no. 1346 (flowering specimens), Nov. 8 ?.
Jasmine, Native; Native Jasmine
Vine stem diameters to 8 cm recorded.
Leaf blades about 8-12 x 4-7 cm, petioles about 1-2.5 cm long. An articulation usually visible below the halfway point on the petiole. Lateral veins about 5 on each side of the midrib. Usually 4 veins, two on each side of the midrib radiate from the base of the leaf blade.
Pedicels about 10-30 mm long. Calyx tube about 1.5 mm long, calyx lobes slender, acicular or cylindrical, about 5-6 mm long. Corolla tube about 13-15 mm long, corolla lobes (usually 6-8) about 13-20 mm long. Anthers about 5 mm long, apex mucronate, staminal filaments about 1 mm long attached near the base of the anther. Ovary about 0.8 mm long. Style about 1-1.5 mm long. Stigma about 2 mm long, apex 2-lobed. CAUTION - these measurements (ovary, style and stigma) may refer to male flowers. Ovules one per locule.
Fruits consisting of one or two fruiting carpels, each fruiting carpel about 15-17 x 13 mm. Calyx persistent at the base, lobes about 7-9 mm long. Seeds about 12-13 x 10 mm. radicle about 1 mm long.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to NEQ. Altitudinal range from 750-1250 m. Grows in well developed upland and mountain rain forest.