genus Jasminum


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Noun1.genus Jasminum - shrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasminegenus Jasminum - shrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasmine; jessamine
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, olive family - trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
jasmine - any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia
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The genus Jasminum belongs to family Oleaceae which comprises 30 genera and 600 species.
"Jasmonates were first detected as fragrant compounds of essential oils in plants of the genus Jasminum," says Wang.