Day Jasmin

 Day Jasmin

Scientific name: Cestrum diurnum L.

Local/Bangla name: ‘Diba Jasmine’






Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)

Kingdom :Plantae
Division :Magnoliophyta
Class :Magnoliopsida
Subclass :Asterdae
Order :Solanales
Family :Solanaceae
Genus : Cestrum
Species :C. diurnum


Botanical Description of Day Jasmin

Habit: Perennial shrub

Root: Tap root system

Stem: Medium size, up to 2 m tall, branched glabrous.

Leaf: Oblong-elliptic, membranous, glabrous, shiny, both ends acute

Flower: Pedicelled, very sweet scented by day, hermaphrodite


Calyx: cepal 5,

Corolla: petal 5

Androecium: stamen 5

Gynoecium: Ovary superior

Fruit: berry

Chromosome number: 2n=16

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