Drimys lanceolata (Poir.) Baill.
Drimys aromatica (R.Br.) F. Muell. - Tasmania aromatica R.Br.
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Evergreen dioecious shrub. Leaves alternate, elliptic to lanceolate, entire, glabrous, 2-8 cm long, 0.6-2 cm wide, leathery, dark glossy green above, paler beneath. Young shoots and petioles reddish. Whitish flowers in terminal and axillary clusters in April-May. Fruits rounded, black. Quite hardy in mild areas.

Home: Tasmania and Southeastern Australia

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Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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