Sampaguita or Jasmin Sambac is a spreading or sprawling, smooth shrub, usually less than 2 meters in height. Leaves are glossy, ovate or rounded and 6 to 12 centimeters long, with short stalks, pointed or blunt tip, and pointed or rounded base. Flowers are white, very fragrant and borne singly or in threes on axillary or terminal inflorescences. Calyx teeth are 8 to 10, very slender, 5 to 8 millimeters long. Corolla tube is slender and 1 to 1.5 centimeters long; the limb is usually double and 1.5 to 2 centimeters in diameter. Stamens are 2, ovary 2-celled.