Gynochthodes jasminoides (A.Cunn.) Razafim. & B.Bremer

Jasmine Morinda

Adansonia, 3, 33: 291 (2011) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Scrambling shrub or woody climber, more or less glabrous; branches to 6 m long. Leaves narrow-elliptic to ovate, 2–9 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, acuminate, base cuneate to rounded, margins entire, domatia often present in vein axils on both surfaces; petiole 2–12 mm long; stipules deciduous. Inflorescences usually terminal, 3–20-flowered heads; peduncles paired, 5–35 mm long. Flowers bisexual; calyces completely fused, truncate or minutely toothed. Corolla white to pale purplish, often yellowish with age, tube 2–6 mm long, lobes 3 or 4, 2–5 mm long, more or less obtuse. Fruit irregularly shaped, usually 6–15 mm diam., fleshy, orange. Flowers Oct.–Feb.

EGL, EGU, GipP, HFE. In Victoria confined to moist lowland rainforest communities of East Gippsland.

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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Gynochthodes jasminoides in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Gynochthodes jasminoides in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Far East present native

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory