night jasmine


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night jasmine

n.
1. An Asian shrub or small tree (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis) having opposite leaves and small, fragrant flowers with an orange tube and white lobes.
2. A West Indian shrub (Cestrum nocturnum) having tubular greenish-white flowers that are very fragrant at night.
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Noun1.night jasmine - West Indian evergreen shrub having clusters of funnel-shaped yellow-white flowers that are fragrant by night
Cestrum, genus Cestrum - genus of fragrant tropical American shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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It has base notes of night jasmine, sweet nectarine and soothing nuances of sandalwood.
Now her parents have told how they were repeatedly hampered in their quest for answers about the ambulance service response on the night Jasmine died in August 2014.