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2Botanical Survey of India, Central National Herbarium, Howrah -711 103, West Bengal, India
3Department of Botany, Saraswathi Narayanan College (Autonomous), Perungudi, Madurai-625 022, Tamil Nadu, India
Jasminum pentaneurum Hand.-Mazz. (Oleaceae) is reported for the first time in India from Arunachal Pradesh. This species differs from other Indian Jasminum spp. by bearing conspicuous leafy bracts at the base of the inflorescence. Detailed description along with notes on its habitat and ecology and photographs are provided for easy identification. Additionally, a comparison of the diagnostic characters between this species and other Indian species are made and also provided its conservations status.