Daphne laureola L.
Daphne laureola (48597 octets)
Evergreen small shrub up to 1 m high. Leaves crowned around the twigs, oblanceolate, 3-12 cm long, 1-3 cm wide, glabrous, leathery, dark glossy green above, lighter beneath. Lamina narrowed at base. Flowers yellowish-green 8-10 mm long, in dense axillary clusters in February-March. Fruit ovoid, black. Hardy.

Home: South-western Europe

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Daphne laureola by Plants for a future database

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