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Related to cape jasmine: Gardenia jasminoides
[After the Cape ofGood Hope, from which the plant was introduced to Europe (although it is native to China).]
(Plants) a widely cultivated gardenia shrub, Gardenia jasminoides. See gardenia
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|Noun||1.||cape jasmine - evergreen shrub widely cultivated for its large fragrant waxlike white flowers and glossy leaves|
gardenia - any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Gardenia having large fragrant white or yellow flowers