Edgeworthia chrysantha Lindl.
Edgeworthia papyrifera Sieb. & Zucc. - Edgeworthia tomentosa Nakai - Daphne papyrifera Sieb.
Thymelaeaceae
Edgeworthia chrysantha (30402 octets)
Deciduous small shrub. Leaves alternate, oblong to lanceolate, 7-15 cm long, 2-4 cm wide, dark green and glabrous above, paler and pubescent beneath. Inflorescences in axillary globular heads. Flowers fragant, tubular, 1.5-2 cm long, silky pubescent outside, with four lobes, opening yellow turning whitish later. Flowering in March-April. Could be hardy if planted on a sheltered position like against a south wall.

Home: China

Other views: Inflorescences when they open

Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Edgeworthia chrysantha by Plants for a future database