Gardenia – Wikipedia

Gardenia – Wikipedia

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    Gardenias are evergreen shrubs and small trees growing to 1–15 metres (3.3–49.2 ft) tall. The leaves are opposite or in whorls of three or four, 5–50 centimetres (2.0–19.7 in) long and 3–25 centimetres (1.2–9.8 in) broad, dark green and glossy with a leathery texture. The flowers are solitary or in small … See more

    Gardenia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae, native to the tropical and subtropical regions of AfricaAsiaMadagascar and Pacific Islands, and Australia.
    The genus was … See more

    Many of the native gardenias of the Pacific Islands and elsewhere in the paleotropics possess a diverse array of natural products. Methoxylated and oxygenated flavonols See more

    Gardenia plants are prized for the strong sweet scent of their flowers, which can be very large in size in some species.
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    As of July 2022 Plants of the World Online recognises 128 species in this genus, as follows:
    • Gardenia actinocarpa Puttock
    • Gardenia anapetes A.C.Sm.
    • Gardenia angkorensis Pit. See more

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