crape jasmine
crape jasmine crape jasmine n. a tropical shrub ({Tabernaemontana divaricata}), native to India, having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; Northern India to Thailand.

Syn: crepe jasmine, crepe gardenia, pinwheel flower, East Indian rosebay, Adam's apple, Nero's crown, coffee rose, Tabernaemontana divaricata. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crape jasmine — noun tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand • Syn: ↑crepe jasmine, ↑crepe gardenia, ↑pinwheel flower, ↑East Indian rosebay, ↑Adam s apple, ↑Nero s crown,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crape jasmine — a shrub, Tabernaemontana divaricata, native to India, having white flowers that are fragrant at night. * * * …   Universalium

  • crepe jasmine — noun tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand • Syn: ↑crape jasmine, ↑crepe gardenia, ↑pinwheel flower, ↑East Indian rosebay, ↑Adam s apple, ↑Nero s crown,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tabernaemontana divaricata — crape jasmine crape jasmine n. a tropical shrub ({Tabernaemontana divaricata}), native to India, having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; Northern India to Thailand. Syn: crepe jasmine, crepe gardenia,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crapejasmine — crape jasmine n. An evergreen shrub (Tabernaemontana divaricata) native to India and cultivated as an ornamental in warm regions for its fragrant white flowers.   [From the crinkled lobes of the corolla.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Adam's apple — noun 1. tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand • Syn: ↑crape jasmine, ↑crepe jasmine, ↑crepe gardenia, ↑pinwheel flower, ↑East Indian rosebay, ↑Nero s crown,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coffee rose — noun tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand • Syn: ↑crape jasmine, ↑crepe jasmine, ↑crepe gardenia, ↑pinwheel flower, ↑East Indian rosebay, ↑Adam s apple,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crepe gardenia — noun tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand • Syn: ↑crape jasmine, ↑crepe jasmine, ↑pinwheel flower, ↑East Indian rosebay, ↑Adam s apple, ↑Nero s crown,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • East Indian rosebay — noun tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand • Syn: ↑crape jasmine, ↑crepe jasmine, ↑crepe gardenia, ↑pinwheel flower, ↑Adam s apple, ↑Nero s crown, ↑coffee… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Tabernaemontana — noun evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with milky sap • Syn: ↑Tabernaemontana • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Apocynaceae, ↑family Apocynaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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