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Scientific Name: Marsdenia floribunda ( syn. Stephanotis )
Pronunciation: mars-DEN-ee-uh flor-ih-BUN-duh
Common Name: Madagascar jasmine
Family Name: Apocynaceae
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Vine or climber
Key ID Features: Leaves opposite, broadly elliptic to above, matings entire, thick, glossy, and dark green; flowers waxy white, highly fragrant, narrow-tubular with five flaring lobes.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Africa (Madagascar)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google
Madagascar jasmine
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Obovate
Apices: Cuspidate
Bases: Rounded
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Funnelform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Can flower any month

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Green, Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, only produced on mature climbers
Bark Morphology: Lightly fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown

Pest Susceptibility: Mealybugs, Scale insects, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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