crepe jasmine


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Related to crepe jasmine: crape jasmine, Tabernaemontana divaricata

crepe jasmine

also crape jasmine
n.
An evergreen shrub (Tabernaemontana divaricata) native to India and cultivated as an ornamental in warm regions for its fragrant white flowers.

[From the crinkled lobes of the corolla.]
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Noun1.crepe jasmine - tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand
genus Tabernaemontana, Tabernaemontana - evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with milky sap
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Fragrant frangipani and crepe jasmine scent the evening air with their heady perfume.