Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Jasminum rigidum Zenk.

Stiff shrub with ovate, leathery leaves and few-flowered cymes of fragrant white flowers.  [Hortus].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced to Britain in 1839.  [JD].

History at Camden Park

 Jasminum ligustrifolium was listed only in the 1857 catalogue [T.597/1857].  


 Jasminum ligustrifolium Lam. (1789) = Jasminum glaucum Vahl. which see.  This is a possible identification for Macarthur’s ‘Jasminum ligustrifolium’.

Published Jan 20, 2010 - 11:21 AM | Last updated Jan 20, 2010 - 11:24 AM

Family Oleaceae
Region of origin

Mauritius to India

  • Jasminum ligustrifolium Wall. ex Bojer
  • Jasminum myrtophyllum Zenk.
  • Jasminum triflorum Heyne
  • Jasminum perrottetianum DC.
  • Jasminum cuspidatum Rottl.
Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Jasminum ligustrifolium 

Confidence level low