Definition of Cape jessamine

1. Noun. Evergreen shrub widely cultivated for its large fragrant waxlike white flowers and glossy leaves.

Exact synonyms: Cape Jasmine, Gardenia Augusta, Gardenia Jasminoides
Generic synonyms: Gardenia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cape Jessamine

caparison
caparisoned
caparisoning
caparisons
caparro
caparros
capas
capcase
capcases
cape
cape aloe
cape forget-me-not
cape gooseberry
cape hyacinth
cape jasmine
cape jessamine (current term)
cape marigold
cape teal
cape teals
cape yellowwood
capeador
capeadors
capecitabine
caped
caped crusader
capeesh
capel
capelan
capelans
capeless

Literary usage of Cape jessamine

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1. Reminiscences of Gen'l Samuel B. Webb of the Revolutionary Army by James Watson Webb, Silas Deane, John Austin Stevens (1880)
"For cape jessamine I must apply to my friend Cary for he lives twenty miles from town. My love to Sally, Hetty and the children. ..."

2. From a New England Woman's Diary in Dixie in 1865 by Mary Ames (1906)
"On either side of our door are clove trees, full of fruit, and in the yard we have found a cape jessamine in full flower and a white Crepe Myrtle. ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"The cape jessamine, also common to the South, is still another species that ... Though called cape jessamine it is not a native of the Cape of Good Hope but ..."

4. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1887)
"GARDENIA, cape jessamine. Not an appropriate name, as the species so called does not ... Q. florida, cape jessamine. A favorite house-plant from China, ..."

5. The Care of Trees in Lawn, Street and Park by Bernhard Eduard Fernow (1911)
"cape jessamine. All the sixty species of this genus are from the southern ... The best known are: G. jasminoides Ellis (167), the true cape jessamine, ..."

6. The Care of Trees in Lawn, Street and Park, with a List of Trees and Shrubs by Bernhard Eduard Fernow (1910)
"cape jessamine. All the sixty species of this genus are from the southern ... The best known are: G. jasminoides Ellis (167), the true cape jessamine, ..."

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