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yellow jasmine

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Definition of yellow jasmine in English:

noun

An ornamental climbing shrub with fragrant yellow flowers, native to the south-eastern US. Its rhizome yields the drug gelsemium.
  • Gelsemium sempervirens, family Loganiaceae
Example sentences
  • She also wanted to keep the silver and gold euonymus and yellow jasmine that grow by the front door, and a vigorous Fuchsia ‘Riccartonii’.
  • There, in Laguna Beach, I saw hibiscus hedges eight feet tall, with solid masses of large red and pink flowers, and sprawling banks of white and yellow jasmine.
  • There were lots of white Madonna lilies, fields and fields of them, and frangipani, and frangrant yellow jasmines, and gardenias - all highly scented flowers.

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