This member of the Apocynaceae family was
given this name by John Lindley in 1933. It has a 20 centimetre subterranean caudex
, and it's vines will climb for up to 6,5 meters. It grows in a well
drained soil with some to lots of water and some sun. The flowers
are from white over crème coloured to pale pink.
|Author: ||John Lindley, 1933
over Crème to Pale Pink
Jasmine, Jasmin du Chili
suaveolens, Müll.1848. Echites suaveolens, A. DC.
1844. Mandevilla laxa, Woodson, 1932
The genera is named after H.
John Mandeville, 1773-1861, an English diplomat in Argentina.
The species name from Latin, suavis; 'sweet' and -olens;
'scented', meaning 'pleasantly fragrant, for the flowers.