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Common name

English: Primrose Jasmine

Mandarin: 野迎春 (ye ying chun)


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Lamiales (196)

        Family: Oleaceae (19)(family description)

          Genus: Jasminum (6)

            Epithet: mesnyi Hance (1)

Synonym: Jasminum primulinum Hemsl. ex Baker

mesnyi => in honor of William Mesny (1842-1919), English adventurer, general in the Chinese army and plant collector

primulinum => like a Primula


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Jasminum mesnyi at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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