Jasminum fluminense Vell

Jasminum fluminense Vell known as Brazilian jasmine, Gold coast jasmine or jasmine originated from tropical Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. This plant was first introduced as an ornament.  It began to invade pastures, croplands, urban open space, disturbed areas, roadsides, forest edges/gaps and riverbanks. J.fluminense Vell is known to climb into and smothers vegetation including native plant species. This plant can lead to the collapse of native plant communities.

Jasminum Fluminense Vell (Photo credit : Caribbean Guide)

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