Osmanthus decorus (Boiss. & Balansa) Kasapligil
Phillyrea decora Boiss. & Balansa - Phillyrea vilmoriniana Boiss.
Osmanthus decorus (39013 octets)
Small evergreen shrub. Leaves glabrous, leathery, entire, pointed at the apex, tapered at the base, narrow oblong or ovate-lanceolate, 5-16 cm long, 1.5-4.5 cm wide, glossy green above, paler beneath. Flowers fragant, white, up to 1.5 cm across, on a long and slender pedicel, in dense axillary clusters in April. Quite hardy.

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Osmanthus decorus by Plants for a future database

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