Jasminum fruticans, Bush Jasmine,
Hebrew: יסמין שיחני, Arabic: الياسمين الشجيري

Scientific name:  Jasminum fruticans L.
Common name:  Wild Jasmine, Bush Jasmine
Hebrew name:  יסמין שיחני
Arabic name:  الياسمين الشجيري
Family:  Oleaceae, זיתיים

Flowers in Israel, flora en Israel

Life form:   Chamaephyte
Stems:  Up to 150 cm high; erect, four-angled; glabrous
Leaves:  Alternate, trifoliate, pinnate
Inflorescence:  Cymes
Flowers:  Yellow tubular flowers; inodorous
Fruits / pods:  Berries
Flowering Period:  April, May
Habitat:  Mediterranean maquis and forest
Distribution:  Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon
Chorotype:   Med - Irano-Turanian
Summer shedding:  Perennating

Flowers of Israel (Israel wildflowers and nativeplants)

Derivation of the botanical name:
Jasminum,the Latin version of the Persian name vasemin, yasmin, i.e. "gift from God."
fruticans, shrubby, bushy.
The Hebrew name: יסמין, jasmin (Post Biblical Hebrew), Persian vasemin, whence also Arabic, vasamin, whence French jasmin, whence English jasmine.
  • The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.
See the list of Medicinal herbs in Israel, the parts used and their medical uses to treat various diseases.

Jasminum fruticans, Bush Jasmine,الياسمين الشجيري ,יסמין שיחני