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चमेली,Jasminum Creeper

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Jasminum sambac is a small shrub or vine growing up to 0.5 to 3 m (1.6 to 9.8 ft) in height. It is widely cultivated for its attractive and sweetly fragrant flowers. The flowers may be used as a fragrant ingredient in perfumes and jasmine tea. It is known as the Arabian jasmine in English. It is the national flower of the Philippines, where it is known as sampaguita, as well as being one of the three national flowers of Indonesia.

The flowers bloom all throughout the year and are produced in clusters of 3 to 12 together at the ends of branches.They are strongly scented, with a white corolla 2 to 3 cm (0.79 to 1.18 in) in diameter with 5 to 9 lobes. The flowers open at night (usually around 6 to 8 in the evening), and close in the morning, a span of 12 to 20 hours. The fruit is a purple to black berry 1 cm (0.39 in) in diameter.

There are numerous cultivars of Jasminum sambac which differ from each other by the shape of leaves and the structure of the corolla. The cultivars recognized include: 'Maid of Orleans' - possesses flowers with a single layer of five or more oval shaped petals. It is the variety most commonly referred to as sampaguita and pikake.[3][17] It is also known as 'Mograw', 'Motiya', or 'Bela'.[19] 'Belle of India' - possesses flowers with a single or double layer of elongated petals.[19] 'Grand Duke of Tuscany' - possesses flowers with a doubled petal count. They resemble small white roses and are less fragrant than the other varieties. It is also known as 'Rose jasmine' and 'Butt Mograw'.[19] In the Philippines, it is known as kampupot.[3] 'Mysore Mulli' - resembles the 'Belle of India' cultivar but has slightly shorter petals.[19] 'Arabian Nights' - possesses a double layer of petals but is smaller in size than the 'Grand Duke of Tuscany' cultivar.

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