The Ultimate Guide to Jasmine

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Jasmine, taxonomically known as Jasminum, is a genus of sweet-scented flowering plants in the olive family (Oleaceae). With over 200 different species, this genus is famous for its exotic fragrance and dainty, silken blossoms, which add to its ornamental value. It thrives in the tropical and mildly warm regions of Eurasia, Australia, … Read more

What is Jambolan (Java Plum)?

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What is Jambolan? Botanically known as SyzygiumCumini, Jambolan is a tropical tree native to the Indian Subcontinent and nearby regions of Southeast Asia. This evergreen tree belongs to the same genus as Clove in the flowering plant family Myrtaceae. Prized for its summer fruit, wood, and sweet-smelling leaves, Jambolan is also referred … Read more