3. Trachelospermum Lemaire
Ten to 30
species, southeastern U.S., Asia.
Only one species
occurs natively in the New World. The
remainder are native to eastern and southeastern Asia.
The Confederate jasmine, T. jasminoides (Lindl.) Lem., is cultivated as
an ornamental in the warmer parts of the United States and occasionally escapes
along the Gulf Coastal Plain, but it has not been reported from farther north.